Friday, August 18, 2017

SPANISH police report killing several Muslim jihadists in Cambrils to prevent a second terrorist attack

Police say they have shot and killed several people 60 miles south of Barcelona while carrying out an operation in response to planned 2nd terror attack.

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BBC  (h/t Maria J) In Cambrils seven people including a police officer were wounded when a vehicle was driven into a group early on Friday, Catalan emergency services said. Spanish media reported that the attackers’ vehicle overturned and when the men got out they were quickly fired upon by police.

ABC  The regional police for the Catalonia region said on Twitter early Friday that officers are in Cambrils, a seaside resort town about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Barcelona.

Spain’s public broadcaster, RTVE, is reporting that regional police troopers have killed four people and injured another. The broadcaster says police suspected they were planning an attack in Cambrils just hours after a van swerved onto a pedestrian promenade in Barcelona, killing 13.

RTVE reports In addition to the four alleged terrorists shot down, there could be a fifth wounded. The Vanguard gives the five for dead. Spain’s public broadcaster, RTVE, is reporting that the suspects shot and killed south of Barcelona may have been carrying suicide explosive belts.

The Police have reported that they have “slaughtered the alleged perpetrators”. Those killed in Cambrils would be at least four suspected Muslim terrorists killed by the Mossos d’Esquadra in an operation linked to a possible terrorist attack in the town, according to police sources confirmed to TVE in Catalonia.

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