Morocco nabs terror cell
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Morocco nabs terror cell

Ansar al-Sharia in the Islamic Maghreb planned attacks on strategic sites, government says

Moroccan authorities announced the arrests of eight members of a terrorist group that planned to “commit acts of sabotage against strategic sites,” according to an AFP report on Monday.

A statement from the Interior Ministry said the men comprised a cell of Ansar al-Sharia in the Islamic Maghreb and that they were developing a relationship with groups linked to north African al-Qaida groups.

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