Spaniard accused of Madrid bombings is freed

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15 December 2004, MADRID-Spain has released a Spanish national suspected of involvement in the Madrid train bombings, judicial sources said.

15 December 2004

MADRID-Spain has released a Spanish national suspected of involvement in the Madrid train bombings, judicial sources said.

Ivan Granados, suspected of supplying explosives and collaborating with a terrorist group ahead of the Madrid bombings, which killed 191 people in
Spain's worst ever terrorist attack, was arrested on 9 June.

The 22-year-old is one of a four Spaniards from the northern region of Asturias held in custody on charges of supplying the explosives used.

A fifth, a 16-year-old youth, was given six years youth custody on 16 November after he pleaded guilty to transporting explosives from the north to Madrid.

A total of 18 people are currently being held on suspicion of involvement in the coordinated bombing of four early-morning commuter trains.

They all faces charges but preventive detention in terrorism cases can last for up to four years.

A 19th suspect is in custody in Morocco, where he is in jail for drugs
trafficking.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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