More information has come out about the recent Barcelona attacks. According to police, they have come to learn the identity of 12 suspects who may have been a part the killings that occurred. 14 people were killed, and at least 120 succumbed to injuries. There are still three suspects on the loose. Five suspects are dead, and four are under arrest.
Police are almost positive that the suspects come from a group who planned more attacks on Barcelona.
It began with a van ramming into folks in the downtown area on Thursday. Then, hours later, in Cambrils, an Audi A3 barreled into a group of people injuring six of them and killing one. Minutes after the attack, police shot down the five attackers. They were all wearing bomb belts that were not real.
Police were able to apprehend four suspects involved in Barcelona attacks.
Citizens Continue to Mourn Those Dead From The Barcelona Attacks
According to reports for Reuters, officials were able to identify nine out of 14 people killed in last weeks attacks. Three more people are in the process of identification. Currently, investigators are waiting on DNA results from two more people. Two of the victims are Italians; two are Portuguese, five are Spanish. One was American, another Belgian, and one Canadian.
Police were also able to confirm that a 7-year-old boy who was missing at the time, was indeed a victim of the attack.
For the victims, a mass was held at an iconic cathedral in Barcelona. King Felipe VI and his queen, Queen Letizia both attended the mass.
During the opening league game of the upcoming season, Barcelona’s football team will wear special shirts. The will have the words. We are all Barcelona on the shirts. They will also be black armbands as a memorial of those dead.