Spanish authorities arrest 12 more Madrid train bombing suspects

[JURIST] TSpain's Interior Ministry [official website in Spanish] announced Friday that 12 more people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the preparations of the March 11, 2004 Madrid train bombings [JURIST news archive] that killed 191 people and wounded over 1500 others. Four of the suspects are Moroccan nationals, and brothers of the al-Qaida figure who claimed responsibility for the attacks, Youssef Belhadj. Belhadj was extradited from Belgium to Spain on Friday. From Madrid, El Mundo has local coverage in Spanish. AP has more.

 

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