After a massive manhunt, authorities have reportedly shot down the terrorist who drove a vehicle into a crowd in Barcelona, Spain's Las Ramblas district last week. The suspect was caught wearing an explosive belt west of Barcelona and had been shouting, "Allahu Akbar."
Spanish police say a suspicious man wearing “what looks like a belt of explosives” has been “shot down” in a suburb outside Barcelona. pic.twitter.com/zX7BiG7eDr— ABC News (@ABC) August 21, 2017
The suspect has been ID'd as Younes Abouyaaquoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan.
UPDATE (12:41 p.m.): Spanish police have confirmed the suspect has been killed.
BREAKING: Police in Spain say fugitive Barcelona van attack suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub has been shot dead.— The Associated Press (@AP) August 21, 2017