Barcelona Attack: 17th August 2017

The 2017 Barcelona attack occured on 17 August 2017 in La Rambla, Barcelona, when a van was driven into pedestrians, killing 13 and injuring at least 100. Two suspects then fled on foot.

Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack; another was reported killed in a shootout with police. In Ripoll, a man in his 20s was alleged to have rented the van, but told police his ID was stolen. Amaq News Agency said the attackers were “soldiers of the Islamic State” who “carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting coalition states”.

This page is intended as a resource of how television networks covered the event.