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Barcelona: Seven year-old Australian boy Julian Cadman was killed in the Barcelona terror attack, his family and Spanish officials have confirmed.

The Ministry of the Interior said Julian, an Australian and British dual national, had been identified through DNA.

The Cadman family released a statement through the Australian government, mourning the loss of their “funny and cheeky” boy.

“Julian was a much loved and adored member of our family,” they said.

The Age