Death toll rises to 16 after Spanish terror attacks

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Sixteen people are now confirmed dead after two terror attacks shook Spain.

A 51-year-old German woman died in hospital on Sunday, more than a week after the atrocities on in Barcelona and the seaside resort of Cambrils, Spanish authorities confirmed.

Around 120 people were injured in the attacks on August 17.

Authorities said 24 people remain in hospital, five of whom are in a critical condition.

A further four people are said to be seriously injured.

Mourners lay tributes in Las Ramblas (AFP/Getty Images)

Thirteen people, including the latest, victim where killed when a van ploughed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, Barcelona.

Hours later five people in an Audi A3 sped into crowds in Cambils, killing one woman, before being shot dead by police.

Salh El Karib was suspected of purchasing plane tickets for the terror cell (AP)

Another man was found stabbed to death during a carjacking linked to the Las Ramblas attack.

Suspect Younes Abouyaaquob, 22, was shot dead by police several days later.

Police said they believed a 12-man terror cell had planned and carried out the attacks. 

Eight are dead, while four appeared in court in Madrid last week. An investigation into the cell’s possible international links is ongoing.

Isis claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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