Police fatally shoot at least four suspects near Barcelona

At least four people were killed early Friday in a shootout with police during an investigation related to the terror attack that killed 13 people and injured at least 100 in Barcelona on Thursday.

Authorities said the suspects were planning an attack in Cambrils near Barcelona hours after the terror attack claimed by the Islamic State, RTVE reported.

The suspects may have been wearing suicide belts, according to the station. Other local reports said police officers were injured.

Medics and police tend to injured people near the scene of a terrorist attack in Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain Thursday. 

Medics and police tend to injured people near the scene of a terrorist attack in Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain Thursday. 

(Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa/Getty Images)

Policesaidon Twitter that the situation is under control.

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Earlier, a white van jumped onto a curb and struck pedestrians at La Rambla, a popular destination spot in Barcelona — an act police called a terror attack.

Police arrive at the scene after a van plowed into a crowd, killing 13 people and wounding at least 100 others in Barcelona. 

Police arrive at the scene after a van plowed into a crowd, killing 13 people and wounding at least 100 others in Barcelona. 

(JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Two people in connection to the mayhem have been arrested. The driver is believed to be on the run, authorities say.

With News Wire Services

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