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In photos: scenes from the van attack in Barcelona

A white van mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona's La Rambla on Thursday. Vehicles have been used since 2016 to target crowds in a series of attacks by extremists in several European cities such as Nice, Berlin, London and Stockholm.

Por: Univision
Publicado: 17 Aug | 01:03 PM EDT
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A wounded man is assisted in the area on La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, after a van ran over a crowd. Barcelona police say it was a "terrorist attack" according to some media. Foto: EFE | Univision
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Policías en Las Ramblas, el lugar del atentado en Barcelona.
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People injured on the ground are assisted by emergency and police personnel. Foto: AP | Univision
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Armed police patrolled parts of Barcelona apparently looking for the att...
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Armed police patrolled parts of Barcelona apparently looking for the attackers. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Stunned passersby next to the fender of a vehicle possibly used in the attack. The incident took place on a busy street in central Barcelona packed with shoppers and tourists. Foto: EFE | Univision
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One of the injured people being carried on a stretcher by emergency workers. Foto: EFE | Univision
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Police and rescue workers were on the scene quickly. Foto: EFE | Univision
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Atropello masivo en la Rambla de Barcelona.
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Las Ramblas is one of the busiest streets in the city and August is the height of the tourist season in Spain. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Atropello masivo en la Rambla de Barcelona.
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Emergency Services descended on the center of Barcelona after the attack, attending to injured people who were left on the ground. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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The incident sparked scenes of panic on the streets of Barcelona. The police asked people to avoid the city center so as not to hinder the work of the emergency services. Foto: EFE | Univision