Van drives into crowds in Barcelona city centre

Police in Barcelona say a van’s hit crowds in the city centre.

It crashed in an area called Las Ramblas, and several people have been hurt.  The driver reportedly fled afterwards.

Aamer Anwar’s a human rights lawyer who’s at a conference there.  He says the area was filled with tourists at the time.

 

Rail stations have been shut and people are being told to stay away from the area.  This man was passing the street with his boyfriend when the crash happened.