Police seize 11 in anti-Islamist operation in Catalunya

Police today seized 11 people on suspicion of a planning an Islamist attack in Catalunya

LAST UPDATED: 11 Apr, 2015 @ 23:32
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POLICE today seized 11 people on suspicion of a planning an Islamist attack in Catalunya.

Barcelona
Barcelona

As many as 360 officers took part in dawn raids across 17 dwellings in Barcelona and nearby towns, arresting eleven suspected members of a militant cell.

Police linked them to jihadist terrorism and ‘especially Islamic State’.

So far this year, Spanish police have arrested over 30 people on suspicion of Islamic militant activity and is working to stop migration to Syria and Iraq as well as fighting attacks here.



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