American confirmed dead in Barcelona terrorist attack, one injured

An American citizen has been confirmed among the dead following Thursday's van attack in Barcelona. Another U.S. citizen was injured with a minor wound.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement Friday that an American is one of the 14 people killed during the massacre in the city's Las Ramblas.

"We have now received word and confirmed the death of one American citizen in the terrorist attacks in Spain," Tillerson said during a media briefing.

The identity of the American citizen was not immediately released.

Over 100 people were injured during the attack.

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