No Indian casualty in Barcelona terror attack, says Sushma Swaraj

Prime News, International, National, New Delhi, August 18:-  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that there is no report of any Indian casualty in the terror attack in Spain where 13 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a vehicle ploughed into pedestrians at Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas boulevard tourist area.

External Affairs Minister tweeted that she is in constant touch with Indian embassy in Spain. She also asked Indians to contact the Indian Embassy in case of an emergency. Indian Embassy’s emergency contact number is 34-608769335.

ISIS have claimed responsibility for the the attack. According to US monitor SITE Intelligence Group, the extremist group’s propaganda outlet AMAQ claimed that the executors of the attack were soldiers of the Islamic State.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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