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One Dead, Several Injured, Gunmen Holed Up in Bar After Truck Ploughs into Crowds

One Dead, Several Injured, Gunmen Holed Up in Bar After Truck Ploughs into Crowds

Update, 16:24 PM EST: Belgian foreign minister confirmed that there is a Belgian citizen among those killed in Barcelona today, the first such confirmation of victim identities.

Update, 16:03 PM EST: Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia reports that a man identifying himself as Driss Oukabir, the man whose identification Spanish authorities say they found in one of the two vans rented and used in the attack, has walked into a police station claiming his legal documents were stolen.

Fox News television reports that Driss Oukabir is a legal resident of Spain, while Sky News states he was a resident of Ripoll, Catalona, about 50 miles north of Barcelona.

Update, 15:05 PM EST: More responses from world leaders… “The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help.

ÚLTIMA HORA | La policía identifica a uno de los implicados en el atentado de Barcelona: Driss Oukabir https://t.co/7GVta71l4U pic.twitter.com/pUDR1pAmhy — EL PAÍS (@el_pais) August 17, 2017

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