A man was shot dead Monday morning near Barcelona after attacking police with a knife near Barcelona, Spanish police said.
"A man armed with a knife entered the police station in Cornella to attack the officers. The attacker was shot," Catalonia regional police tweeted.
According to State broadcaster RTVE, the attacker was a 29-year-old Algerian who lived in Cornella de Llobregat area and possessed Spanish identity documents.
Local reports said that the attacker had shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the attack.