BBCI: Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrives to hold a news conference after cabinet meeting at Moncloa Palace in Madrid Spain

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrives to hold a news conference after cabinet meeting at Moncloa Palace in Madrid Spain

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attacks on August 17-18 in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 15 dead and more than 120 injured. Authorities say 24 people remain in hospital, with five in critical condition and four in a serious condition.

A 51-year-old German woman has died ten days after she was injured in a militant van attack in Barcelona, authorities have said.

Spanish authorities are continuing to investigate the attacks, which injured 120 people.

Fourteen people died in the van incident and another two were killed in the driver's getaway and in a separate vehicle and knife assault in Cambrils early the next day.

A jihadist cell that killed 16 people in a double attack in Catalonia earlier this month managed to evade controls specifically meant to detect potential threats, Spain's interior minister said on Monday, promising to review procedures.

Far from the political dispute, the Barcelona attacks have made an already tense situation for both sides more fraught.

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Another casualty passed on in a moment assault in the early hours of August 18, when a vehicle cut down walkers in the seaside town of Cambrils.

In first for the country's monarch, Spain's King Felipe also joined the demonstration, marching alongside Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other government officials.

Eight suspects are dead, including the driver involved in the Las Ramblas ramming attack Younes Abouyaaqoub.

A cell of 12 jihadists has been blamed for the attacks. The crowd applauded representatives of the police, fire services and medical professions who also led the march.

"We share the same grief and the [need] for an understanding of what happened", said Hafida Oukabir, whose younger brother Moussa was shot dead by police in Cambrils and whose elder brother Driss is under custody facing terrorism charges.

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