As we’ve been covering, a white van plowed through crowds in the Las Ramblas area in Barcelona, Spain killing at least 12 and injuring 80 others.
News is now breaking that the Amaq News agency, which is connected to ISIS, reported that the extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack and praised the “soldiers of the Islamic State who carried out” the operation.
And if this isn’t enough, we’re hearing that now two officers were run over in a second vehicle attack at a security checkpoint. The exact details are unclear but here’s what we know (below):
BREAKING: Catalan police: Driver hits 2 officers in Barcelona, police later locate him; unclear if related to van attack.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ The Associated Press (@AP) August 17, 2017
More details to come…
[Image via CNN.]