BARCELONA – Spanish police on Friday (Aug 18) released the names of three Moroccans suspected of deadly terror attacks and who were shot dead overnight by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils.
Catalonia’s regional police identified them as Moussa Oukabir, 17, Said Aallaa, 18, and Mohamed Hychami, 24.
Police said they were searching for a fourth suspect, Younes Abouyaaqoub, aged 22.
Police on Friday stepped up their investigation into the twin vehicle attacks in Spain that left 14 dead and over 100 more injured in a bustling tourist area of Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils.
The attacks claimed victims and wounded from three dozen countries.
Of the 12 people police suspect of involvement in the attacks, five were shot dead by security forces in Cambrils and another four have been arrested, said Josep Lluis Trapero of Catalonia’s police during a television interview late on Friday.
The three remaining suspects have been identified but have not been detained, he added.