11:02 AM PT — President Trump just condemned the terror attack in Barcelona and added the U.S. “will do whatever is necessary to help. Be tough & strong, we love you!”
10:53 AM PT — Police ID’d Driss Oukabir as one of the 2 suspects involved in the attack.
At least 13 people are dead and 50 injured after a van plowed through a crowd in Barcelona… and officials are calling it a terrorist attack.
— NieuwsBlog (@nieuwsblog) August 17, 2017
The horrifying incident went down Thursday afternoon near the popular tourist area of Las Ramblas. Police are calling it a “massive trampling” after the van mounted the sidewalk. Video taken at the scene shows bodies littered across the pavement. There’s also at least one armed man reportedly holed up in a nearby restaurant.