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The individual that had fled from a checkpoint of the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police) on Diagonal, one of the largest streets in Barcelona has been shot dead in Sant Just Desvern, a town than borders the Catalan capital. At the checkpoint they had run over one officer. They died after an exchange of fire near the Walden building.

The individual had tried to escape from the police in a white Ford Focus.

It's still unknown whether this incident is directly linked to the van attack on the Rambla in Barcelona.

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