500000 join Barcelona march against terror attacks

by Antonio Miles August 28, 2017, 1:17
500000 join Barcelona march against terror attacks

The woman died in the intensive care unit of Barcelona's Hospital del Mar, according to the regional health department.

Authorities have now raised to 14 the death toll from the van attack on Las Ramblas, in which a terrorist ploughed into pedestrians.

The Mediterranean city is in mourning after a van ploughed into crowds on Las Ramblas boulevard on August 17, followed hours later by a vehicle attack in the seaside town of Cambrils.

The violent attacks by an Isis cell hit Barcelona's cultural heart and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils.

Reports say no less than 500,000-strong demonstrators marched in Barcelona in a huge public rejection of violence following a recent deadly attack in the Spanish city, chanting: "I'm not afraid". The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed 15 people.

The two sworn enemies in the "war" for Catalan independence are Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalan President Carles Puigdemont. The driver of the van, identified as 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub, was shot dead by police after several days on the run.

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The first rank of the event had already been reserved for those who, from the first minute, were occupied victims: police officers, firefighters, taxi drivers, people and shopping of las Ramblas. The Spanish authorities say that eight suspected terrorists are dead, two are jailed and two more now remain under investigation.

A separate anti-violence rally was held in the northern town of Ripoll, home to numerous attackers.

PM Rajoy had called on the nation to take part in the march to show that Catalonians and the rest of the nation are "united against terror".

Earlier this week, around 2,500 Muslim people marched in Barcelona to also decry terrorism and underline the peaceful nature of Islam.

However, not everybody in the crowd was happy with their presence, as people said on Twitter that the monarch was booed.

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