Younes Abouyaaqoub
 


 

Age: 22



Summary:
Moroccan terror suspect and fugitive who is believed to have been the driver of the van that drove into a crowd of pedestrians on the popular Las Ramblas tourist district in the August 2017 Barcelona terrorist attack killing 13 people and injured more than 100 others, then fled the scene of the attack and hijacked a car near the Zona Universitaria station after fatally stabbing its driver while making his getaway, and who was subjected to a major manhunt with authorities believing that he was in Ripoli, Spain after police said the suspects from an Islamic State extremist cell had been planning an additional attack using gas canisters in the Catalonia region.




Cause of Death: Shot to death during a police shootout



Born: January 1, 1995


 
Died: August 21, 2017



Location:
Subirats, Spain