53, 46 and 8 years in jail for all three accused, members of a jihadist cell, for the terrorist attacks in Las Ramblas from Barcelona, through a massive hit with a van, and on the promenade of Cambrils (Tarragona), which caused 16 deaths and 140 wounded.
Specifically, the third section of the Criminal Chamber condemns 53 years in prison to Mohamed houli, who was injured in the explosion in Reach (Tarragona), 46 a Driss Oukabir, who rented the Las Ramblas van, and 8 years for Said Ben Iazza for lending his documentation and a van to buy and transport explosive devices.
53, 46 and 8 years in prison
The Prosecutor’s office requested sentences of 41 and 36 years in prison for Houli and Oukabir, respectively, while for the third defendant it requested a sentence of 8 years imprisonment for collaboration with the jihadist cell.
The attacks of 17A
The terrorist attacks of Catalonia of August 17, 2017 occurred in the cities of Barcelona and Cambrils. They began at around 5:00 p.m. on that August 17 on the Paseo de Las Ramblas in Barcelona where a massive run over with a white van took place that traveled 530 meters in the central area of Les Rambles. They died 15 people and 131 were injured. Hours after the Barcelona attack, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, around 1:15 a.m. the same day, another attack took place in Cambrils (Tarragona). This time, the terrorists ran over six people, three of them policemen. .