Barcelona and Cambrils attacks in pictures

Published
image source, EPA
image captionAt least 13 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a van drove into crowds in Barcelona's Las Ramblas tourist area.
image source, EPA
image captionPolice searched the area after the attacker was believed to have escaped on foot.
image source, AFP
image captionTerrified children were helped to safety as the search for the attacker continued.
image source, AFP
image captionPolice evacuated much of the centre of the city after the attack.
image source, AFP
image captionMany people sought shelter in cafes and bars along the Las Ramblas.
image source, AFP
image captionPeople who were in the area comforted each other when they reached safety.
image source, EPA
image captionPolice said the attack was tied to an explosion in a house in Alcanar, north-east Spain, on Wednesday
image source, AFP
image captionThe van used in the attack was towed away.
image source, AFP
image captionWitnesses described the van as deliberately targeting people by weaving from side to side down the boulevard.
image source, Reuters
image captionPolice officers combed the area for forensic evidence.
image source, AFP
image captionSpanish police later said they had killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils, to stop a second vehicle attack. That attack left one woman dead.
image source, AFP
image captionThis car, used in the incident in Cambrils, was removed from the resort on Friday morning.
image source, Getty Images
image captionDespite the attack, shops opened for business on Las Ramblas on Friday.
image source, AFP
image captionPeople arrived at the scene to pay tribute to victims of the attack.
image source, AFP
image captionCrowds began to fill Las Ramblas to observe a minute's silence on Friday.
image source, AFP
image caption(From left to right) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Spain's King Felipe VI, and the President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont all attended the tribute.
image source, AFP
image captionAfter the silence, defiant crowds chanted "no tenim por!" ("we are not afraid!")

Related Topics