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The Government of Sri Lanka condemned the terrorist attack in Spain last Thursday (17) which killed 14 people and injured another hundred.

“My Government condemns these outrageous attacks in Spain in the strongest terms,” the President had said.

He pointed out that each attack reminds us of the urgency to unite and stand firm to denounce hatred and violence.

A van ploughed into the people in Barcelona on Thursday night killing at least 14 people and injuring close to 100 persons.

Islamic State (IS) had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Witnesses said that the driver of the vehicle had escaped on foot after the attack.