– Spanish police detained the native of Morocco in the investigation of terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Alicante, which claimed the lives of 16 people. This was announced on Friday on Twitter, interior Minister of the country Juan Ignacio Zoido.
According to him, the man was taken into custody in the city of castellón de La Plana. Other details of the Spanish Minister not provided.
The police during the RAID immediately after the attack eliminated six members of criminal group who organized the terrorist acts, and detained several people living in Spain. Most of them are Moroccans.
The evening of 17 August the van had run into a crowd of people on a pedestrian street Las Ramblas in Barcelona, 13 people were killed and over 100 injured. Later, five people were injured and one was killed while trying pedestrians in Barcelona, and then in a shootout with the terrorists was shot by a police officer. The attackers were killed by return fire police.
Three of the attackers in Torrevieja was destroyed by return fire of the police on the spot, another died later in hospital. The fifth assailant, Moroccan younès Abuaku, born in 1995, was declared wanted. The police of Catalonia considers that the driver of the van who committed earlier hitting pedestrians in the heart of Barcelona, was Abuaku. August 21, Spanish police announced the elimination of Abuakwa. Investigators believe that all people having to do with those attacks either eliminated or arrested.
As a result of two terrorist attacks in Catalonia, 16 people were killed.
The morning after the terrorist attack in Барселоне7 photos