Media reported about the seizure of hostages in the restaurant of Barcelona

Continued: the personality of the one involved in the terrorist attack in Barcelona

The driver of the van that ran into pedestrian in Barcelona, barricaded himself in the Turkish restaurant, taking hostages. On Thursday, August 17, according to the newspaper El Periodico, citing TV-3.

Earlier, Reuters was informed of two armed men broke into the establishment after a car drove into a crowd of people in pedestrian street.

Data showed that the actions of the driver of the car killed at least two people, about 20 were injured. He fled the scene.

The area is cordoned off, the subway station and shops are closed.

The Federal tourism Agency RIA Novosti said that at the moment the program checks whether the Russians among the victims. “Of course, now the height of the season, and Barcelona is one of the most attractive places for Russian tourists. But how many exactly — we need to know,” — said adviser to the head of Department Svetlana Sergeeva.

Spanish police recognized the pedestrians to attack.