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Jihadist arrested in Spain for planning terror attack

Prime News, International (Madrid), August 8:- A Moroccan man aged 21 has been arrested in Vitoria in Northern Spain on charges of planning an attack in Spain with another terrorist, the Spanish Interior Ministry informed on Tuesday.

The jihadist, who belonged to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS), also allegedly recruited terrorists for jihad, according to Spanish police.

Police said the Moroccan man experienced a drastic change in his habits of life and in his manifestations, who moved to extremist Salafist postulates, and even defended in social networks violent actions perpetrated by terrorist organizations, especially DAESH.

He contacted another terrorist who was arrested in 2017 in Morocco for intending to attack in Spain while inciting him to commit these massacres with audiovisual material about the terrorist organization DAESH.

Spanish police highlighted that the cooperation between Spain and Morocco was also key to dismantling the intentions of the arrested. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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