King Felipe and Queen Letizia comforted the victims of the recent terrorist attack during their visit to two hospitals in Barcelona on Saturday, 19 August.

They met with some of the hardworking doctors and nurses who were treating the victims at the Hospital del Mar and the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by health officials and authorities, during their visit to the Hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Source: © Casa de S M el Rey

At least 14 people were killed and over 130, including children, were injured after cars crashed into pedestrians on the Las Ramblas Boulevard on Thursday, 17 August.

Afterwards, King Felipe and Queen Letizia signed the Book of Condolences in Barcelona.

Message and signature of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia in the Book of Condolences in Barcelona on 19 August 2017. Source: © Casa de S M el Rey

King Felipe made a statement.

Translation: “They are murderers, just criminals who will not terrify us. All Spain is Barcelona. Las Ramblas will be everyone’s.”

King Felipe and Queen Letizia lay a wreath at the mosaic of Joan Miró in Las Ramblas. Source: © Casa de S M el Rey

King Felipe and Queen Letizia and the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy led a minute’s silence in the Placa Catalunya, which was close to the scene of the attack on Friday, 18 August.

Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for both attacks in Barcelona and in Cambrils, where one person died and at least seven were injured, after five men wearing fake suicide belts drove and Audi A3 into crowds on the seafront.

The government of Catalonia declared three days of mourning following the attacks.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia visit a family at the Hospital del Mar. Source: © Casa de S M el Rey

Condolences For Spain

Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of Australia

King Philippe of Belgium

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

King Abdullah II of Jordan

King Abdullah II expressed his condemnation during a phone call with King Felipe VI of Spain.

Prince Albert II of Monaco

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King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

King Harald V of Norway

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

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