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Spanish police arrest six suspected al Qaeda militants

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 00:30

May 30 - Police raid a suspected al Qaeda cell, arresting six people in the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Six militants from an international Islamist cell have been arrested in Spain. According to the Interior Ministry, they're suspected of recruiting fighters and sending them off to Mali and Libya. Among those arrested, one man who returned to Spain after attending militant training camps in Mali. Spanish and Moroccan authorities broke up a similar cell in March that was sending fighters to conflict zones such as Syria.

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Spanish police arrest six suspected al Qaeda militants

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 00:30