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Images 'show Barcelona attack van driver moments after attack'

Images have emerged which purportedly show the man believed to be responsible for driving a van into pedestrians in Barcelona.

Released by El Pais newspaper, they claim to show Younes Abouyaaqoub in La Boqueria market seconds after the attack.

Other developments include:

  • The death toll from the attack has risen from 14 to 15
  • Police say the latest victim is a man found stabbed in a car two hours after the Las Ramblas atrocity
  • They believe the car was used by one of the attackers to flee the scene of the Barcelona attack
  • Among those killed in the twin vehicle attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils was seven-year-old dual British-Australian national Julian Cadman
  • Some 34 nationalities were among those wounded in the attacks
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Barcelona attack was 'jihad terrorism', says Spanish PM

Mariano Rajoy said his country is mourning with Barcelona. Credit: APTN

Spain's prime minister has said the attack on Barcelona was "jihad terrorism".

Mariano Rajoy said his country is mourning in solidarity with Barcelona and other European cities hit by deadly extremist attacks.

Rajoy traveled to Barcelona following the van attack that killed 13 people and injured 100.

He said the victims and their family and friends "are in this moment our main priority".

Three days of mourning have been declared to honour the victims of the attack.

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