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Terror attacks in Spain

Updated 1540 GMT (2340 HKT) August 18, 2017
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A makeshift memorial pays tribute to those who were killed in a terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, August 17. A van rammed into a crowd of people near the popular tourist area of Las Ramblas. Early the next morning, a group of five attackers drove into pedestrians in the Spanish town of Cambrils, about 75 miles south of Barcelona. PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Two women cry at the street memorial in Barcelona on Friday, August 18. Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A man embraces a police officer in Cambrils on August 18. Earlier in the day, officers had engaged in a shootout with five attackers who drove a car into several pedestrians. All five were shot dead by police, four of them by one officer, police said. Alex Caparros/Getty Images
Pigeons fly over a Barcelona crowd that gathered for a minute of silence on August 18. Francisco Seco/AP
Spain's King Felipe VI joins other officials in observing a minute of silence in Barcelona's Plaça de Catalunya. JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers investigate a car in Cambrils. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
The van that plowed into the crowd in Barcelona is towed away from Las Ramblas on August 18. JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers check the area after towing away the van. JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
Police accompany clients of a store outside a cordoned off-area of Barcelona. Las Ramblas is especially crowded in the summer, the height of tourist season. The promenade passes by kiosks, flower sellers, cafes and bars. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers work at the scene in Cambrils. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Police check people's identities as they clear Las Ramblas on August 17. JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
People evacuate an area of Barcelona on August 17. PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images
Medics and police tend to injured people near the scene of the attack in Barcelona. Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa/Getty Images
A woman cries as she speaks on her phone in Barcelona on August 17. PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images
People react after the incident in Barcelona. David Armengou/EFE/EPA
A police officer asks people to move back in Barcelona. PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images
An injured person is carried by police in Barcelona. Oriol Duran/AP
People flee the scene after the attack at Las Ramblas. Giannis Papanikos/AP
The Catalan emergency services urged people via Twitter to avoid going out or undertaking any other type of movement that is not "strictly necessary." PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images