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Spain: Police dismantle IS-linked 'terrorist cell' in Madrid raids, several arrested01:09

Spain: Police dismantle IS-linked 'terrorist cell' in Madrid raids, several arrested

Spain, Madrid
November 3, 2015 at 13:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police arrested several men with alleged ties to the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the wider Madrid area, Monday, successfully dismantling a suspected terrorist cell in the Spanish capital.

Two of the police sting operations occurred in central Madrid, with the third taking place in the city's suburb of Rivas-Vaciamadrid. By tapping the group's internet activity, police reportedly discovered evidence linking the suspects to a planned militant attack in Madrid. The detainees were also reportedly following the Islamic State's progress in the Middle East.

The names of the suspects have not yet been released as police continue their investigation into the group.

Footage courtesy of Policia Nacional.

Spain: Police dismantle IS-linked 'terrorist cell' in Madrid raids, several arrested01:09
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Police arrested several men with alleged ties to the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the wider Madrid area, Monday, successfully dismantling a suspected terrorist cell in the Spanish capital.

Two of the police sting operations occurred in central Madrid, with the third taking place in the city's suburb of Rivas-Vaciamadrid. By tapping the group's internet activity, police reportedly discovered evidence linking the suspects to a planned militant attack in Madrid. The detainees were also reportedly following the Islamic State's progress in the Middle East.

The names of the suspects have not yet been released as police continue their investigation into the group.

Footage courtesy of Policia Nacional.

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