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Attacker Drives Van Into Barcelona Crowd

A policeman stand as he blocks the street to a cordoned-off area after a van plowed into a crowd, injuring several persons on the Rambla in Barcelona on Aug. 17, 2017. (Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images)
A policeman stand as he blocks the street to a cordoned-off area after a van plowed into a crowd, injuring several persons on the Rambla in Barcelona on Aug. 17, 2017. (Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images)

A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents.

NPR’s Camila Domonoske (@camilareads) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young with the latest.

With reporting from The Associated Press

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