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In Barcelona on Aug. 17
In Barcelona on Aug. 17

A van rammed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas, a tourist hotspot in Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring scores of others on Thursday evening.

The attack, which was claimed by terror group ISIS, underscores a growing technique of deadly assault — namely vehicles striking crowds of people. Police say they foiled a second attack hours later in the town of Cambrils, also on the country's eastern coast, fatally shooting five people. The driver in the Barcelona attack is still at large.

Front pages of newspapers around the world carried stories of the attack. "Terrorists in the heart of Barcelona,"declared Italian paperLa Repubblica. German publication Göttinger Tageblatttook the pulse of the city: "Barcelona in shock" read its headline, while Spain's La Razonoffered a resonant message with a stark cover:"United against terrorism".

SPAIN

"Terror in Barcelona" — La Vanguardia

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"United against terrorism" — La Razon

Mundo Deportivo

"Jihadism strikes Spain in Barcelona" — ABC



FRANCE

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"Terror on Las Ramblas' — Libération

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"Tourists once again targeted by terrorism" — Le Parisien



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BRITAIN

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U.S.

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ISRAEL

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The Jerusalem Post



ITALY

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"Terrorists in the heart of Barcelona" — La Repubblica



PORTUGAL

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"Panic on Las Ramblas' — Jornal de Noticias



PERU

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"Terror in Catalonia" — El Comercio



BRAZIL

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"Terror tinges the ramparts ("ramblas') of the world with blood" — Correio Braziliense



MEXICO

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"ISIS attacks the heart of Catalonia" — Vanguardia Mx

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