ISIS claims responsibility for Barcelona van attack
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the van attack in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district this afternoon that killed 14 people and injured more than 100, per the AP.
What we know:
- Catalonia's president also confirmed that two men had been arrested in connection with the attack.
- Also from the AP: A car ran through a police blockade in Barcelona later in the day, hitting two officers. The driver was shot and killed, but it's unknown if the two incidents are linked.
- It continues a trend of using vehicles in extremist terrorist attacks across the West with notable recent instances in London, Nice, Berlin, and Stockholm.
President Trump tweeted: "The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help. Be tough & strong, we love you!"