ur men accused of plotting the Barcelona attack appearing in court in Madrid on Tuesday. It's thought they are the four surviving members of an Islamist cell of 12. The charges against them are expected to include counts of terrorism, murder, and possession of weapons. The other eight men are dead, five of them shot by police in Cambrils after a car rammed in two passers by.
Two killed in a gas explosion at the house used by the plotters southwest of Barcelona. And on Monday, authority said they had shot dead the alleged driver of the Las Ramblas attack, 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub. After killing 13 people on the pedestrianized street, he stabbed a man to death and fled in his vehicle.
Spanish press saying Tuesday he later abandoned the car and walked some 40 kilometers before being cornered. Most of the 12 suspects lived in the town of Ripoll, north of Barcelona, near the French border. Most were young men of Moroccan descent. One was Drisuk Abir whose passport was found in the abandoned van after the Barcelona attack.
He turned himself into police saying his younger brother Mussa, who was killed in Cambrils, had stolen his documents. Also in court the owner of the car used in Cambrils and the operator of an internet cafe in Ripoll that police say was used to send money to Morocco.