Indonesia Strongly Condemns Barcelona Terror Attack

Wahyu Dwi Anggoro    •    18 Agustus 2017 11:51 WIB
Indonesia Strongly Condemns Barcelona Terror Attack
A driver deliberately rammed a van into a crowd on Barcelona's most popular street on August 17, 2017 killing at least 13 people before fleeing to a nearby bar, police said. (Photo:AFP/Josep Lago), Jakarta: Indonesia strongly condemned the terror attack that killed at least 13 people and injured more than 100 in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

"The Indonesian government and people expressed their deep condolences and solidarity to the victims and their families," the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said in a written statement on Friday, August 18, 2017.

"Until now, there is no report on Indonesian citizens among victim list,"  the Indonesian Foreign Ministry added.

The Indonesian Embassy in Madrid has reminded Indonesian citizens in Spain, especially in Barcelona, to increase their awareness, keep assessing the development of the situation and condition of places to be visited, and to avoid places that might be the target of terror attacks.

According to the  Indonesian Embassy in Madrid, there are about 1620 Indonesian ctitizen in Spain, with around 120 of them in Barcelona.  

Indonesian citizens who need any information and assistance can contact the emergency telephone number of the Indonesian Embassy in Madrid: +34 619 31 23 80.