Defused a terrorist group that committed the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. This was stated by interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, RIA Novosti reported.
Following the meeting, the leadership of law enforcement agencies of the country, it was decided not to raise the terrorist threat level to the maximum five.
According to Reuters, the fourth level involves increased security measures at such facilities as stations and airports. The fifth level is introduced under imminent threat of attack.
The evening of 18 August, the police reported that four of the attackers were eliminated by the police. Carried out the attack, young people are natives of Morocco, they were between 17 to 24 years.
On Thursday evening, August 17, a minibus ran over people in the streets of the tourist Rambla in Barcelona. Later on Avinguda Diagonal is unknown on a truck attacked the police officers guarding the area of the attack.
That same night in Cambrils, South of Barcelona, another group of terrorists drove the van to the people.
Victims of a series of attacks, according to the latest data, there were 15 people, more than 100 were injured. According to the Catalan police, injuring citizens of 34 countries, including Russian.
Responsibility for attack was assumed banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”.