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Barcelona assault: Suspects 'deliberate to hit key monuments'

Barcelona attack: Suspects 'planned to hit key monuments' Media playback is unsupported in your machine The cell behind the Barcelona van assault had deliberate to make use of explosives in opposition to monuments together with town’s Sagrada Familia cathedral, a suspect has advised a Madrid courtroom. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one in all 4 surviving suspects giving proof. The group’s plans had been scaled again when a home filled with

Barcelona assault: Suspected van driver 'shot down'

Barcelona attack: Suspected van driver 'shot down' Spanish police have confirmed the person shot in an operation outdoors Barcelona is Younes Abouyaaqoub – the chief suspect within the van assault within the metropolis final Thursday. Sporting a pretend explosive belt, he was shot within the Subirats space, near Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, police say. Police reportedly closed in after a witness noticed somebody becoming his description close to a petroleum station.

Barcelona assault: Spain terror cell had 120 gasoline canisters

Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters A 12-strong terror cell that carried out two assaults in Spain this week had collected 120 gasoline canisters and was planning to make use of them in automobile assaults, Spanish police say. Canisters have been discovered at a home, stated for use by the cell, that blew up within the city of Alcanar on Wednesday night time. Police are nonetheless attempting

Barcelona assault: Authorities says terror cell dismantled

Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled The fear cell behind the assault in Barcelona that left 13 folks lifeless has been dismantled, Spain’s Inside Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido says. “The cell has been totally dismantled in Barcelona, after inspecting the individuals who died, the individuals who have been arrested and finishing up id checks,” he advised a information convention. However the regional Catalan authorities stated there may very well

Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Greater' assaults had been ready

Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were prepared The suspects within the assaults in Barcelona and Cambrils had been planning a number of larger assaults than those who had been carried out, police say. Catalonia’s police chief mentioned blasts in a city south of Barcelona on Wednesday disadvantaged the plotters of bomb materials, forcing them to hold out less complicated assaults utilizing automobiles to ram crowds. Police are in search of

Barcelona: Van hits crowds in Ramblas vacationer space

Barcelona: Van hits crowds in Ramblas tourist area Media playback is unsupported in your gadget A van has ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas vacationer space. Police are reporting that folks had been killed within the “huge crash”, and emergency providers are urging folks to avoid the Plaça de Catalunya. Individuals took cowl in close by retailers and cafes, whereas emergency providers have requested the closure of native metro

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans Media playback is unsupported in your machine Main figures in Donald Trump’s Republican social gathering have reacted angrily to his newest feedback blaming each side for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. They culminated with an individual being killed and lots of injured when a automotive hit individuals against a far-right rally. Many echoed Home Speaker Paul Ryan who said: “White

Sierra Leone mudslides: Assist wanted urgently – president

Sierra Leone mudslides: Help needed urgently – president Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Sierra Leone wants “pressing help” now for 1000’s of individuals hit by mudslides and big flooding within the capital, the nation’s president says. Ernest Bai Koroma mentioned total communities had been worn out and that the “devastation was overwhelming us”. Near 400 folks have been killed and a mass burial of victims is deliberate to

Sierra Leone mudslide kills a whole lot as homes are buried

Sierra Leone mudslide kills hundreds as houses are buried No less than 179 folks have been killed in a mudslide close to Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, the Crimson Cross says. A hillside within the Regent space collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many homes coated in mud. A BBC reporter on the scene says many individuals could have been asleep when the mudslide occurred. Sierra Leone’s Vice-President Victor

Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right Media playback is unsupported in your system US President Donald Trump is dealing with criticism from each Republicans and Democrats for his response to violence at a Virginia white supremacist rally. A lady was killed and 19 have been injured when a automobile ploughed right into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Mr Trump condemned violence by “many sides” – however stopped in