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Barcelona Airport attacked in botched ‘Islamist plot’

by LLB Reporter
20th Mar 20 10:58 am

Two men of Albanian nationality have been arrested after they drove a car through the doors at Barcelona’s El Prat airport in what has been described by the city’s police as a “botched Islamist attack.”

One man was shouting “Islamist” slogans as they stormed Terminal 1 on Friday morning. They got as far as the food court in the Terminal and were then arrested.

Interior Minister Miquel Buch said in a press conference, “At the moment, no hypothesis can be ruled out.”

Chief Commissioner Eduard Sallent confirmed that one of the detainees made an “Islamist” slogans.

He said: “We have an open investigation.

“We do not rule out any assumptions regarding this morning’s incident at El Prat Airport”

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