Police arrest 15 for recruiting terrorists for Iraq, Kabul

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28 May 2007 , MADRID - Police arrested at least 15 people Monday in Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga on charges of recruiting volunteers for terror training in Afghanistan and Iraq, news reports said.

28 May 2007

MADRID - Police arrested at least 15 people Monday in Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga on charges of recruiting volunteers for terror training in Afghanistan and Iraq, news reports said.

The arrests, which took place in Barcelona and two other northeastern towns, were ordered by National Court investigative magistrate Baltasar Garzon, leading Cadena SER radio reported.

Police seized a substantial amount of computer material in the pre-dawn raids, the radio added.

It was not immediately possible to confirm the detentions with police.

Spanish police have arrested dozens of Islamic terror suspect since the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and Washington, and again after the 2004 train bombings in Madrid.

The latest arrests came as the trial of 29 suspects, mostly Moroccans, in the Madrid train attacks continues in the Spanish capital.

[Copyright AP with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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