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Video shows horrific aftermath in Barcelona

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:45

Cellphone video shows victims strewn across the pavement and police arriving at the scene after a van plows into a crowd of tourists in Barcelona on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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*WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES* ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A van mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on Thursday, killing about a dozen people in an attack that was claimed by Islamic State. The head of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, said at least 80 people had been taken to hospital and around 12 had died. He said two people had been arrested. It was still not clear how many attackers had been involved. Witnesses said the white van zigzagged at high speed down Las Ramblas, a busy avenue thronged with tourists, knocking down pedestrians and leaving bodies strewn across the ground.

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Video shows horrific aftermath in Barcelona

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:45