the hague - 'A black day in Barcelona', Prime Minister Mark Rutte, in response to the attack in the Spanish city, knows.
According to the police, a terrorist attack resulted in a death and 32 injured. Spanish media report about thirteen deaths.
'Horrible images from the Ramblas in Barcelona after a cowardly attack on innocent people. A black day in a place where many people from all over the world meet. Our thoughts are among the many victims and injured. We are following the case. And the Netherlands is ready for help, 'said the Prime Minister in a statement.
Later Rutte said to Johan de Witthuis, negotiating a new cabinet, which is still being investigated whether the Dutch were affected by the attack. 'We also said to the Spaniards that we would of course provide all the assistance we could provide immediately. '