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At least 1 dead, 32 injured in Barcelona van ramming attack near kosher restaurant

At least 1 dead, 32 injured in Barcelona van ramming attack near kosher restaurant

Barcelona's chief rabbi, Rabbi Meir Bar-Hen, said it did not appear that the attack had targeted Jews, but that security forces had instructed him to temporarily close Jewish institutions in the city, according to Israel's Channel 10.

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