Moussa Oukabir, now one of the main suspects in the Barcelona vehicle-ramming attack, posted online two years ago that he wanted to “kill the infidels,” a reference to non-Muslims.
Security services say the 18-year-old is the suspected perpetrator of the van attack that killed 13 people on Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas boulevard on Thursday, Spanish broadcaster RTVE reported. The driver fled on foot after careering down the avenue, zigzagging to cause maximum damage, and remains at large.
On the social media site Kiwi, Moussa Oukabir, using the username @moussastreetboy, posted an answer in reply to the question: “In your first day as king or queen of the world, what would you do?”
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He wrote: “Kill the infidels and only spare Muslims who follow the religion.”
The Kiwi account is linked to a Snapchat account under the name “moussavb,” verification site Storyful tells Newsweek.
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