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Tags: ML | Morocco | Cell | Dismantled

Morocco Says it Has Dismantled 5-member Islamic State Cell

Monday, 07 March 2016 12:08 PM

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's Interior Ministry says it has dismantled a five-member Islamic State group cell planning to detonate explosives in crowded public spaces.

The brief statement Monday said the cell had planned to make the explosives using a pressure cooker, and made plans to train in Libya, where the extremist group has made inroads.

Monday's statement didn't specify the nationalities of those arrested, but Moroccans make up a large portion of IS recruits.

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Morocco's Interior Ministry says it has dismantled a five-member Islamic State group cell planning to detonate explosives in crowded public spaces.The brief statement Monday said the cell had planned to make the explosives using a pressure cooker, and made plans to train in...
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Monday, 07 March 2016 12:08 PM
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