Theresa May sends message of solidarity to Spain's terror victims

People gathered around a memorial left at the spot where a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona Spain

People gathered around a memorial left at the spot where a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona Spain

His mum Jom was one of 100 people injured when a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Las Ramblas yesterday afternoon.13 people were killed.

We are now assisting a small number of British people affected and are working to find out if any more need our help.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Barcelona attack, the deadliest in Spain since more than 190 people died in the 2004 Madrid train bombs.

Juame Sellart  EPA
Several members of security forces looked at a car used by attackers in the coastal city of Cambrils northeastern Spain
Juame Sellart EPA Several members of security forces looked at a car used by attackers in the coastal city of Cambrils northeastern Spain

Mr Cadman had said Jom, Julian's mother, is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Jom's husband and Julian's father, Andrew Cadman, stayed behind in Australia. "They don't know if he's still with us or not".

"He can't do much more than sort of put one foot in front of another at the moment", he said.

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The decision followed the shooting of nine African-American people in a SC church by a young white man . The monuments consisted of a plaque and a larger statue that commemorated fallen Confederate soldiers.

May said she had spoken to the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and offered him Britain's full assistance in the aftermath of the attack. "Doing all we can to identify whether Brits need help", United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson said on Twitter.

Grandfather Tony Cadman, originally from Gillingham in Dorset, posted this message on his Facebook page: "My Grandson, Julian Alessandro Cadman is missing". Please like and share. The woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition, and the boy's family has shared a picture of him in a bid to find him.

"Julian is seven years old and was out with Jom and they were separated".

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Two teams of the National Disaster Response Forces (NDRF), comprising 45 personnel each, were also mobilized for the objective . He added that railway officials have been instructed to coordinate speedy relief effort to ensure the safety of the people.

The appeal concluded: "Please share, especially if you have family or friends in Barcelona".

ABTA said it is not aware of disruption to flight services out of the United Kingdom as a result of the terror attacks, but said people imminently due to travel to Barcelona or Costa Dorada should monitor Foreign Office advice and check the status of their flight with their airline or travel provider.

Ms McLean, who was separated from her husband in the panic as people were pushed into shops, said the scene reminded her of Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall rampage in January that killed six and injured three dozen people.

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Another low was that the game was played before the smallest Bledisloe Cup Test crowd at Sydney's Olympic stadium of 54,846. New Zealand's lead was up to a remarkable 48 points within nine minutes of the second half.

A Belgian woman, from the town of Tongeren, 90km (56m) east of Brussels, was killed in the attack, local officials said. The Belgian foreign minister said two Belgians were wounded in the attack, one of them seriously.

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