Washington, August 19: The United States President Donald Trump on Friday condemned the twin terror attack in Barcelona in which at least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured. He also called for strong measures to combat "radical Islamic terrorism".
Notably, US President Trump not only condemned the terror attack but also said that Homeland Security and law enforcement are on alert and are closely watching for any sign of trouble. He called on other countries to take measures on Radical Islamic Terrorism and must be stopped immediately.
President Trump in a tweet said, "Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary! The courts must give us back our protective rights. Have to be tough!" "Homeland Security and law enforcement are on alert & closely watching for any sign of trouble. Our borders are far tougher than ever before!" he added.
However, Trump also accused the Opposition Democratic party of being "obstructionists" and compromising the security of the country. He tweeted, "The Obstructionist Democrats make Security for our country very difficult. They use the courts and associated delay at all times. Must stop!".
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned terror attack in Spain and offered condolences for the lives lost in a heinous and coward act.
On Thursday, Spain witnessed twin terror attack after a van ploughed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring more than 100 others. Later, police arrested two people in this connection while 4 others suspected were shot dead. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.