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UPDATE: Barcelona Terrorist Identified – Death Toll Rises To 13

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Several Spanish media organizations are reporting that police have identified suspect Driss Oukabir, a Marseille native and resident of the Girona area.

It is thought Oukabir collected the white van from Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda, according to police sources.

Joaquim Forn, the Catalan interior minister, has provided an update on the death toll. Some 13 people have been killed and 50 others injured. Forn said he condemns the incident in the strongest way.

One of the attackers has been killed following a shootout with police, according to Catalan newspaper La Vanguardia. Police earlier confirmed they had arrested a man in connection with the attack.

Recap:
At least 13 people have died and 50 injured after a van struck a group of pedestrians in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona city center. Police have confirmed that they are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

One of two suspected attackers has reportedly been killed following a shootout with police. Authorities have yet to confirm the exact number of suspects, but local media are reporting that two people were being sought in relation to the incident.