French FM to visit Barcelona after attack injured 26 French nationals

August 18, 2017 08:48
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Twenty-six of those injured in Thursday's attack in Barcelona were French citizens, SkyNews reports.

The French foreign minister, Jean-Yves le Drian, will visit the Spanish city on Friday.

13 people were killed and around 100 were injured when a van rammed into a crowd of people on a busy street popular with tourists on Thursday. Shortly after, five suspects were killed in a shootout with police in the seaside town of Cambrils. Police said the suspects appeared to be wearing explosive belts.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in Barcelona.

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