A man wearing an explosive belt has been shot and killed by police in Subirats, west of Barcelona, the Catalan police have said. The shooting comes amid a search for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a man believed to be the driver of a van used to kill 13 and injure more than 130 people in Barcelona on Thursday. "The suspicious man in Subirats [was wearing] what looks like a belt of explosives attached to the body. This man has been shot down," Catalonia's police force, Mossos, said on Twitter.

A man wearing an explosive belt has been shot and killed by police in Subirats, west of Barcelona, the Catalan police have said.
The shooting comes amid a search for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a man believed to be the driver of a van used to kill 13 and injure more than 130 people in Barcelona on Thursday.
"The suspicious man in Subirats [was wearing] what looks like a belt of explosives attached to the body. This man has been shot down," Catalonia's police force, Mossos, said on Twitter.
A robot has been sent in by the Spanish bomb squad, they added.
Spanish media are also reporting that the man suspected of driving a van into pedestrians on Thursday has been arrested.
Newspaper El Pais said Younes Abouyaaquob had been "shot and detained" after being spotted by a witness.
The paper added the man shouted "Allahu Akbar" and is now lying face down in the street.
A man wearing an explosive belt has been shot and killed by police in Subirats, west of Barcelona, the Catalan police have said. The shooting comes amid a search for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a man believed to be the driver of a van used to kill 13 and injure more than 130 people in Barcelona on Thursday. "The suspicious man in Subirats [was wearing] what looks like a belt of explosives attached to the body. This man has been shot down," Catalonia's police force, Mossos, said on Twitter. A man wearing an explosive belt has been shot and killed by police in Subirats, west of Barcelona, the Catalan police have said.  The shooting comes amid a search for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a man believed to be the driver of a van used to kill 13 and injure more than 130 people in Barcelona on Thursday.  "The suspicious man in Subirats [was wearing] what looks like a belt of explosives attached to the body. This man has been shot down," Catalonia's police force, Mossos, said on Twitter. Reviewed by Alexander Von Stern on 08:53:00 Rating: 5