The incident with the car, ran over police in Barcelona, although that was connected with the attack in the city centre. About this newspaper La Vanguardia, citing law enforcement agencies.
The Spaniard, who was killed in this car, sat in the passenger seat. According to some data, he was not shot by security forces, and slaughtered by an unknown.
17 Aug van ran into pedestrians on the Las Ramblas in Barcelona. According to recent reports, killed 13 people, injured more than 100. The driver from a scene disappeared.
Some time later, on the Diagonal Avenue, an unknown man on a car ran into the cordoned off the scene police. After the chase, as it was reported, he was shot.
In the case of the terrorist attack arrested two suspects, they are immigrants from North Africa. Responsibility for their actions was assumed banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”.
In addition, on August 17 in the municipality of Alcanar in Catalonia, two explosions, several police officers injured.
Later in Cambrils, South of Barcelona, another group of terrorists tried to replicate Barcelona’s attack, ran over to the van people. Injured six people, five of the attackers were killed.
The police assumes that all these incidents are interrelated.