The Prime suspect in hitting on people in a pedestrian street in the centre of Barcelona is a 17-year-old Kabir Moussa (Moussa Oukabir). It is reported by the newspaper El Mundo on Friday, August 18.
As writes the edition, the police focused on finding the young man, who is considered the direct perpetrator of the attack. It is noted that after the attack he managed to escape when his face he was covered with a cap. According to police, the suspect may be armed.
Musa — the brother of the detained after the attack, residents of Catalonia Drissa Kabira. In the basic version, the young man stole from older relative’s passport, and then rented in his name two vans in the municipality of Santa Perpetua de Mogoda. One of them was used directly for the attacks, the second found after the attack in the city of Vic, near Barcelona. Supposedly, the attacker was going to escape.
The minibus ran over people on the popular pedestrian street La Rambla August 17. As a result, 13 people were killed and over 100 injured. According to recent reports, three people were detained, suspected of involvement in the attack, the search continues for two.
Some time after the attack, unknown made on the Diagonal Avenue in Barcelona hitting the police cordoned off the area. It was reported that as a result of a skirmish, the driver killed by the security forces. According to others, the victim was in the passenger seat in the car and was stabbed to death unknown.
In addition, the evening of 17 August in the municipality of Alcanar in Catalonia, two bombs exploded, one person died and about 10 were injured. Later in Barcelona, another group of terrorists tried to replicate Barcelona’s attack, having run the van for people. Injured six people, among them — Russian. Five attackers were killed.