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Ariana Grande bomb survivor and his partner caught up in Barcelona terrorist attack

Mayer Nissim August 18, 2017
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Chris Pawley and the attack at Las Ramblas

Chris Pawley and the attack at Las Ramblas (Chris Pawley/Facebook/JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

A man who survived the bombing at an Ariane Grande concert in Manchester earlier this year was caught up in yesterday’s terror attack in Barcelona.

14 people were killed and over 100 injured when a van was driven into tourists and locals on Las Ramblas yesterday.

There was another fatality and six more wounded in a second attack in the seaside town of Cambrils.

Barcelona terror attack Las Ramblas
Police after the terror attack at Las Ramblas in Barcelona JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Chris Pawley was at the concert in Manchester where 22 people were killed.

And the 30-year-old was visiting Barcelona for the Circuit Festival with his partner Corey Lorde yesterday.

“Can’t believe we are in the same place as another terrorist attack!” Pawley said on Twitter.

“Hope everyone is ok in Barcelona!”

He later added on Facebook: “Just to let everyone know me and Corey are ok, gettin a lot of messages.

“It’s crazy here, the shops have put all there shutters down and the army is out but hope everyone is ok who’s been injured!”

Pawley added to the MEN: “We were in the area after the incident. We have just come back to the hotel, as we were caught up in the arena attack – can’t believe it.

“The first we knew about it was through our phones on Sky News, as I get their notifications on my phone.

“We then saw all of the reporters with the cameras and could just see the rows of emergency services.”

He confirmed that he had immediately left the area.

PinkNews has contacted Chris Pawley.

Related topics: Ariana Grande, Barcelona, Europe, manchester terror attack, Spain, Terror attack

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