Madrid bomb explosives provider released from prison

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Madrid bomb explosives provider released from prison

RAFA ZOUHIER, the man who supplied the explosives for the Madrid train bombing, has been released from prison and exported from Spain after completing his sentence.

The Moroccan left Puerto I prison in Cadiz at 1am, and was transported by police to Tangiers, the Spanish Interior Ministry has confirmed.

Zouhier was sentenced to 10 years in prison for providing the explosives for the so-called 11M attacks in Madrid that killed 191 and wounded nearly 2,000.

The Audiencia Nacional, Spain’s high court, agreed on Jan. 22 that Zouhier would be released from prison upon the completion of his sentence, and in that ruling it said that his release was an appropriate time to begin the procedures necessary for his deportation from Spanish territory.

Zouhier was expelled from the country despite having recently married a Spanish woman while still in prison.

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