Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks: Madrid

Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks: Madrid
Spain¹s Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, left, listens to his Moroccan counterpart, Abdelouafi Laftit, at the Moroccan Interior Ministry in Rabat, Morocco, Tuesday Aug. 29 2017. Of the 12-man extremist cell believed to have perpetrated the attacks, eleven of the suspects are Moroccans who lived in Spain and a 12th was born in Melilla, one of Spain's two North African coastal enclaves that have borders with Morocco. (AP)
Updated 06 September 2017
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Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks: Madrid

Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks: Madrid

MADRID: Spanish and Moroccan authorities have arrested six jihadists who were preparing “large-scale attacks,” Spain’s interior ministry said Wednesday.
Spanish police and security authorities in Morocco “have dismantled a jihadist terrorist cell composed of six people,” a ministry statement said, indicating that five of them were arrested in Morocco and one in Melilla, a Spanish enclave in North Africa.