Three held over suspected ISIL links in Spain and Morocco

Three held over suspected ISIL links in Spain and Morocco
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A counter-terrorism operation by police in Spain and Morocco led to the arrests of three people with suspected links to ISIL on Monday.

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A counter-terrorism operation by police in Spain and Morocco led to the arrests of three people with suspected links to ISIL on Monday.

Two were detained in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia. They are believed to have been involved in recruiting people to fight for the group in Iraq and Syria as well as spreading propaganda. Both are reportedly Moroccan nationals.

A third suspect was detained in the Moroccan city of Tangiers.

Three-man jihadist cell arrested in Spain and Morocco https://t.co/fTXtB01Pshpic.twitter.com/mJxaLc7Wqf

— The Local Spain (@TheLocalSpain) 8 mai 2017

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