#Spain #Barcelona – #IS-linked #YaqeenMedia released an infographic on Barcelona and Cambrils attacks, claiming it were 2 covert branches. #Spain #Barcelona – So far, Mossos has handled 329 calls and 511 emails with citizens’ information about last week’s terrorist attacks. #Greece #Corfu – The procedure to extradite her to Belgium has been started. #Russia #Surgut – #IS-affiliated #FuratMedia has released a video (371 seconds), of Masa’ud al-Surghuti, the August 19 Surgut attacker. #Spain #Alcanar – Mossos confirms imam Es Satty died in the explosion in Alcanar. #USA #Houston – FBI arrests 25-year-old Andrew Schneck, for attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving fed. fin. assist.
** Schneck was kneeling in front of the General Dowling Monument
** Investigators believe the items in his possession were capable of producing a viable explosive device: FBI
#Spain #Barcelona – So far: 4 detainees and 8 dead suspected terrorists in investigation into attacks in #Barcelona and #Cambrils. #Spain #SantSadurni – Police are investigating a suspicious white van – https://t.co/FGOBIeVnYe
** Police presence is related to ongoing investigation, but there is no incident: Mossos.
#Spain #Subirats – Mossos announce an incident and they will update shortly
** Different rumors are spreading, but TE will give an update when info is confirmed.
** Mossos says ops are still ongoing.
** La Vanguardia says Mossos have arrested Younes
#Abouyaaqoub, the Barcelona attack suspect. To be confirmed.
** El Mundo, citing police sources, say a man shouting allah Akbar + wearing something resembling an explosives belt was shot
** Mossos say they received a notification of suspicious behavior and started an operation subsequently.
** Mossos confirms the suspicious person was wearing something that resembled an explosives belt. Suspect neutralized
** National police syndicate tweeted the suspect resembles Younes Abouyaaqoub.
** Bomb squad on scene
** Bomb squad deployed their robot to check on the explosives belt
** Avoid the area of the operation, road has been closed, heavy traffic: Guardia Civil
** Spanish media are saying the explosives belt was fake. No official police statement yet
** GEI (Grup Especial d’Intervenció), elite police forces, are on scene
** Police are asking not to spread the locations of their checkpoints and not to spread images
** Mossos confirms the person who was shot is fugitive terrorist Younes Abouyaaqoub.
** The usual questions that will rise now: – Where did he go after the attack? – Where did he hide? – Did someone help him – Has he been in touch with anyone? – Did he hide locally, or has he been traveling around? – …
** The average conversation between
#IS fanboys on #Telegram after #Abouyaaqoub was shot by police. #Spain #Barcelona – Belgian prosecutor denies any links between #Ripoll imam Es Satty and March 22, 2016 #BrusselsAttacks “at this point”. #Egypt #Rafah #ElArish – Egypt officials: Militants kill soldier, policeman in Sinai – https://t.co/VPF1I1oaHz #Afghanistan #Mirzawlang – Security forces recapture some areas of Mirzawlang – https://t.co/TV0Lr9llU3 #France #Marseille – 1 person dead, one injured, after car crashed into two bus shelters. Driver has been arrested.
** Not yet known if terror related. Police ops ongoing.
** Stay clear of the area
#IS supporters on #Telegram are already saying it’s a “lion’s attack”, but nothing official
** Police ask to stay clear of Vieux-Port, boulevard Charles Livon.
** 35-year-old male under arrest. Known to police, but not for radicalization.
** French channel BFM says the suspect has allegedly stolen the vehicle and that he has mental problems.
** RTL says the deceased victim is a 42-year-old female
** Vehicle: a white Renault Master, stolen
** Acc to Le Point, the same vehicle (not known if same driver) was implicated in other accidents over the last few days
** At this point, the judicial police sections of Marseille and Lyon are investigating. No CT-units (yet)
** No elements point towards a terrorist act: prosecutor
** A letter from a mental health institute was found on the suspect
** Since a lot of people seem to have problems making a distinction between crime and terrorism, here’s an overview –
Other news of August 21
#Australia – #Lebanon foiled a suicide bomb attack on an Australia – Abu Dhabi flight – https://t.co/kHh8avdNDX #Spain #Barcelona – Spanish govt asks to spread this message as much as possible – https://twitter.com/interiorgob/status/899587639652872193
** Description of
#Abouyaaqoub: – +/- 1.80 m – Normal build – Dark skin – Short hair – Might be having/growing a beard
** Mossos boss confirms Younes
#Abouyaaqoub killed Pablo Pérez before driving into the 3 police officers @ a checkpoint.
#Tunisia #Nabeul – Another terrorist cell dismantled – https://t.co/WnPf2IKmOp #Spain #Barcelona – Spain notifies Europe police of attack fugitive’s identity: Catalan govt. #Philippines #Maluso – 50 militants storm village, kill 9 & wound another 10 in armed attack – https://t.co/8Oz8v6l3qA #Finland #Turku – Main suspect in Friday’s knife attack has been named as Abderrahman Mechkah. #Philippines #Basilan – Vietnamese hostage who was taken by #AbuSayyaf rescued in Philippines: military – https://t.co/xj1Gee2wRz #Spain #Barcelona – Terror threat level in Spain stays at 4, with additional measures: Guardia Civil. #India – Formation of new group Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind by jihadis. Goals: liberation of #Kashmir and establishing an Islamic state. #Spain #Barcelona – Barcelona attack suspect #Abouyaaqoub thought to be van driver: govt official – https://t.co/Qj24OinD7Y
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