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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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Hunt for vehicle rented by Barcelona suspects

Flowers, messages and candles form a memorial tribute to the victims of the Barcelona attack. Credit: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

Spanish police are looking for a vehicle rented by suspects of the Barcelona attack after reports it may have crossed into France.

A French security official said Spanish police gave them the information about the car which was rented on Thursday in Spain.

French police are on the lookout nationwide for the car which is a Kangoo utlity vehicle and were also handed information by the Spanish authorities about four suspects believed to be on the run.

France's interior minister said his country has reinforced police surveillance of what is normally an open border between the two countries.

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