External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday night said that there is no report of any Indian casualty in the Barcelona terror attack. Sushma also added that she was in constant touch with Indian embassy in Spain. She also retweeted emergency numbers in Barcelona given by the Indian Embassy.
"I am in constant touch with Indian Embassy in Spain @IndiainSpain. As of now, there is no report of an Indian casualty," she tweeted.
I am in constant touch with Indian Embassy in Spain @IndiainSpain. As of now, there is no report of an Indian casualty.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) August 17, 2017
In case of emergency #Barcelona, please contact +34-608769335.— India in Spain (@IndiainSpain) August 17, 2017
At least 13 persons were killed and over 50 others were injured when a man ploughed a van into a group of people in Barcelona in one of the deadliest terror attack in Spain since 2004.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called the killings a “savage terrorist attack” and said Spaniards “are not just united in mourning, but especially in the firm determination to beat those who want to rob us of our values and our way of life.”
Barcelona is the latest European city to experience a terror attack carried out using a vehicle as a weapon to target a popular tourist destination, after similar attacks in France, Germany, Sweden and Britain.