Spain: Car-bomb explodes in Marbella

A car-bomb exploded in the popular Costa del Sol resort of Puerto Banús in Marbella.

The vehicle, an Audi Q7, was completely destroyed by the explosion and the fire that followed.

The incident happened around 8pm when the port area was packed with holidaymakers.

The driver and three passengers, all Muslim tourists of Moroccan nationality who were outside the car, were unharmed, though two other people were lightly wounded by shrapnel in the explosion.

It was not immediately clear what was behind the explosion. The car appeared to be by a bank near the entrance to the port. Police could be seen cordoning off the area.