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Identified bodies of 12 victims of terrorist attacks in Catalonia

  • Identified bodies of 12 victims of terrorist attacks in Catalonia

Barcelona: Teams of forensic experts and judicial police in the eastern Spanish region of Catalonia identified the bodies of three more victims of terrorist attacks in Barcelona, ​​where a minibus drove into passers-by in the central part of the city, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100 others. Two more bodies of the victims of the terrorist attack in the center of the Catalan capital remain unidentified.

"By DNA analysis, we identified the bodies of three dead as a result of the attack in Barcelona. Among the dead, an Italian citizen, a Belgian national and a man with dual citizenship - Australia and the United Kingdom, "the government of Catalonia said.

Thus, the bodies of 12 victims of terrorist attacks in Catalonia have already been identified: 11 victims of the attack in Barcelona and 1 in Cambrils. Among the dead, two Italian citizens, two Portuguese and four Spaniards, one of whom still has the citizenship of Argentina, a US citizen, Canadian, a Belgian subject and a man with passports from Great Britain and Australia. The deceased in Cambrils also has Spanish citizenship.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the region reported that the level of danger is still high.

On Thursday, July 17, in a street in the Rambla in the center of Barcelona, ​​the truck drove into people. According to the police, after the arrival of a driver, the car disappeared from the scene. The police qualified the incident as a terrorist attack, for which the fighters of the IGIL later claimed responsibility. After there was information about the second attack - the car drove into a group of policemen, wounding three.

The Minister of the Interior of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Joaquin Forn, confirmed that as a result of the terrorist attack in the center of Barcelona, ​​14 people were killed. He also said that more than 130 people were injured, including 34 nationalities.

Four terrorists have already been detained. World leaders condemned the terrorist act and expressed condolences to the families of the victims and victims.

In Spanish Cambrils, seven people were injured in a terrorist attack, for which the guerrillas of IGIL also took responsibility. The police of Catalonia eliminated five shahid belts in Cambrils. Subsequently, in the hospital, as a result of the injuries suffered, another woman died, so the number of deaths during the series of terrorist attacks in Catalonia increased to 14.

In Spain, declared a three-day mourning after the terrorist attack.


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