German woman dies from injuries 10 days after Barcelona attack

Laura Christensen
August 28, 2017

People also carried red, white and yellow roses to signify the colors of Barcelona, the second-largest city in Spain.

"This morning a 51-year-old German woman died after being treated in a critical condition in hospital", said a statement from the region's civil defense.

Claimed by the organization islamic State (IS), the terrorist attacks in Catalonia were perpetrated by six Moroccans between the ages of 17 to 24 years who grew up together in the small Catalan town of Ripoll.

The spokesman of a foundation promoting diversity, MĂ­riam Hatibi, scarf on the head, was read out to the crowd one of the main messages: "We are not afraid and we will not consent to this, that the terrorism we humiliate them and we will defeat them, because when they hit us, instead of divide us, they find us more united than ever".

Hours later, a auto sped into Cambrils some 120 kilometers (75 miles) south, hitting people before crashing into a police vehicle.

Two other members of the 12-member cell were killed in an explosion before the van attack at a house apparently being used as a bomb factory in Alcanar, further down the coast from Cambrils. Another man was stabbed to death in a carjacking as the van driver made his getaway.

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A judge had granted permission for police investigators to tap Abdelbaki Es Satty's mobile phone line in a 2005 investigation into an Al-Qaeda cell in northeastern Spain, newspaper ABC reported Friday, publishing leaked court documents, but the conversations didn't provide enough evidence to indict him.

The municipal police said in a Twitter post that half a million people participated in the march to commemorate the deadly vehicle rampage, though the figures were not confirmed by other sources.

Some pro-independence marchers turned out bearing their flags and booed both the king and the prime minister.

Spain's King King Felipe VI, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont joined the crowd side by side.

Eight suspects are dead, two are jailed on preliminary charges, and two more were freed by a judge but will remain under investigation.

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