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130 people injured in Catalonia attacks: emergency services
August 18, 2017 / 11:47 AM / 3 months ago

130 people injured in Catalonia attacks: emergency services

MADRID (Reuters) - The number of people injured in a van attack in Barcelona on Thursday afternoon and in a separate attack in the Catalan resort town of Cambrils stood at 130 on Friday, an emergency services spokesman said.

Police evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Seventeen were in a critical condition and another 30 were in a serious condition, the spokesman said.

Emergency services said in a statement that the dead and injured in the two attacks were of 34 different nationalities.

Reporting by Alba Asenjo, Writing by Sarah White, Editing by Julien Toyer

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