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Barcelona attack: Who is Driss Oukabir?

A handout picture provided by the Spanish National Police on August 17, 2017 shows Moroccan Driss Oukabir, alleged suspect linked to the Barcelona attack. Photograph: (AFP)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 18, 2017, 06.28 AM (IST)

The Spanish National Police released photos of a 28-year-old man they have arrested in connection with the van attack in Barcelona which left at least 13 people dead and around 100 injured.

The man, identified by the police as Driss Oukabir, is Moroccon and he is alleged to have rented the van used in the attack.

A handout picture downloaded on August 17, 2017 on Moroccan Driss Oukabir's Facebook account shows himself posing. (AFP)


The driver of the van that mowed into a packed street in Barcelona is still on the run, Spanish police said.



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