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Spain arrests two accused of connections to Islamist militants

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 01:02

Two people suspected of having connections with an islamist militant group which was at an advanced stage of preparations of potential attacks are arrested by Spanish police in the Spanish north African enclave of Ceuta. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Spanish police have arrested two people in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta accused of connections with Islamist militants, the Interior Ministry said on Friday (January 13). The two detained had been through a long radicalisation process and formed part of a group which was thought to be at an advanced stage of preparation for potential attacks, it said. Police were searching six locations in relation to the arrests, the ministry said. Spanish police have arrested 180 people accused of connections to Islamist militants since raising the country-wide security alert to one below the highest level in 2015.

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Spain arrests two accused of connections to Islamist militants

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 01:02