Morocco dismantles IS cell, arrests three


Military personnel in Morocco. The authorities have dismantled a cell comprising Islamic State-affiliated militants and arrested three suspects. – EPA pic, September 14, 2021.

MOROCCAN authorities have dismantled a cell of Islamic State group-affiliated militants and arrested three suspects accused of plotting an assassination, security services said today. 

The suspects, detained in the southern city of Errachidia, had planned “crimes of a terrorist nature against individuals” and selected a public servant for “imminent assassination”, according to the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), which oversees counter-terrorism operations.


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