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Spanish police kill suspect in Barcelona attack

Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack.
     
Police believe he was the driver of a van which careened down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 others. 
     
He was killed 25 miles west of Barcelona near a sewage treatment works following a tip off. 
     
The suspect, wearing a fake explosive belt, is reported to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" "God is Greatest". 
     
An extensive manhunt was already under way when police closed in on him.
      
A petrol station employee spotted the suspect and called the police who found him hiding in vineyards. 
     
After he was shot, bomb disposal officers used a robot to examine the fake explosive belt.
       
This led to some delay before the Moroccan-born man could be officially identified. 


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