Police Release First Image Of Barcelona Terror Attack Suspect


A photo of one of the Barcelona attackers, allegedly the man behind the wheel of the transit van which ploughed into crowds, has been released by police.

The man, named by numerous sources as Driss Oukabir, is reportedly of Moroccan origin, and aged around 28.

A facebook profile which claims to belong to Oukabir states he was born Marseille, France, and was living in Ripoll – around 50 miles from Barcelona, reports The Telegraph.

Catalan Police

In the past hour it has been claimed that one suspect has been arrested by police with local media reporting that another suspect was shot dead after a shootout with Catalan Police.

So far 13 people have been confirmed dead in the heinous attack and a further 80 have been injured.

More to follow