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World Weighs in on Barcelona Horror

World Weighs in on Barcelona Horror
Armed policemen arrive in a cordoned off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, injuring several persons on the Rambla in Barcelona on Aug. 17, 2017. (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

By    |   Thursday, 17 August 2017 02:01 PM

The United States and other nations reacted swiftly to the horrific terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, in which 13 people were mowed down by a van and killed.

A White House spokeswoman said President Donald Trump was being kept abreast of the tragedy and ongoing manhunt for the driver of the death van that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians.

First Lady Melania Trump said in a tweet:

The U.S. Consulate in Barcelona issued this tweet to Americans vacationing in Spain:

Meanwhile in Spain, FC Barcelona, the professional football club based in Barcelona, tweeted:

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Britain's Labour Party, said:

Harun Khan, secretary-general of the The Muslim Council of Britain said:

According to GossipCop.com, Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the Broadway hit "Hamilton," said: "All prayers and thoughts in Barcelona this morning. Heartbreaking."

Actress Alyssa Milano, star of "Who's the Boss?" and "Charmed,'' tweeted:

Elijah Wood, who played Frodo Baggins in "Lord of The Rings," said:

Acclaimed Spanish actor and "Zorro" star Antonio Banderas tweeted:

Disney Channel and Nickelodeon star Jake T. Austin said:

"General Hospital" star Antonio Sabato Jr. commented:

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The United States and other nations reacted swiftly to the horrific terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, in which 13 people were mowed down by a van and killed.
barcelona, terror, attack, spain, van, reaction
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2017-01-17
Thursday, 17 August 2017 02:01 PM
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