Turkish citizen heavily injured in Barcelona attack: Embassy
MADRIDA Turkish citizen was among those injured in the deadly Barcelona terror attack on Aug. 17, the Turkish Embassy in Madrid confirmed on Aug. 18.
The Turkish citizen was identified as 33-year-old businessman Emre Eroğlu.
At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in the Spanish city on Aug. 17.
The driver of the vehicle is still on the run.
Spanish police also shot five suspected militants dead in a later operation in Cambrils town, close to Barcelona.
Seven people, including police, were injured when car drove into them in the early hours of Aug. 18 morning, after the Barcelona attack.
Catalonia's regional leader, Charles Puigdemont, later told local media explosive belts the dead terrorists had been wearing turned out to be fakes.
A minute's silence is to be held at Placa de Catalunya, the scene of the Barcelona attack, at midday local time (GMT1100) on Aug. 18.
Catalan police have warned access will only be permitted on food and those attending should not wear backpacks.