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Spanish Police On The Hunt For Suspected Driver

By Christian Smith

Spanish police are still looking for  the driver of a van used in an attack that killed 14 people in a tourist area of Barcelona.

According to media report, the prime suspect is a Moroccan-born known as Younes Abouyaaqoub.

Abouyaaqoub, 22, lived in the town of Ripoll to the north of Barcelona. Three people have been arrested in Ripoll and one person in Alcanar.

Three suspects have been arrested following the attack. However, a  man Moussa Oukabir, 17, previously suspected of being the driver of the van used to carry out an attack which left 130 others injured, was later identified as one of five men killed by police after a later attack in Cambrils, west of Barcelona.

Bruno Gulotta, 35, a father of two young children, who was on holiday with his family died after he was hit by the van.

An American Jared Tucker, 43 and another Italian Luca Russo, 25, were among those named to have died in the attack that took place on Thursday.


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