Two soldiers arrested for selling explosives in Ceuta

30th January 2007, Comments 0 comments

30 January 2007, CEUTA — Two soldiers and a third person were arrested on Tuesday for trafficking explosives in Ceuta, Spain's North African enclave.

30 January 2007

CEUTA — Two soldiers and a third person were arrested on Tuesday for trafficking explosives in Ceuta, Spain's North African enclave.

They were detained with less than an kilogramme of explosives.

Police had to fire a number of shots in the air during the arrests.

It appeared they were going to sell the explosives.

The two soldiers are Christians, not Muslims.

Recently reports have suggested Islamic extremists have been trying to infiltrate the army in Ceuta and Melilla where there is a large Muslim population.

Police said there was no indication the arrests had any terrorist link at this stage.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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