13 killed in Barcelona Terror attack

Spanish police have reported a potential terror attack in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas district. Reports from the scene said a white van mounted the pavement and drove into the crowds in the tourist district resulting in as many as thirteen fatalities. The attacker has reportedly fled the scene on foot. Police also shot and killed five terrorists wearing explosive belts in a town south of Barcelona In which is believed to have been a secondary attack. Futures markets in Europe are all negative today as investors stand away from the European market on the news.