SPANISH authorities have charged five alleged ETA leaders with crimes against humanity.

ETA terrorists
CHARGED: ETA leaders alleged crimes against humanity

The charges relate to attacks carried out after 2004 that killed 12 people.

One bomb at Madrid airport killed two Ecuadorian men in 2006.

Four of the men – Garikoitz Aspiazu Rubina, Angel Iriondo Yarza, Aitor Elizaran Aguilar and Mikel Carrera – are currently in French jails after being arrested between 2008 and 2010.

Another, Jose Antonio Urrutikoetxea, has been on the run since 2013.

Judge Juan Pablo Gonzalez’s investigation began in July following complaints by victims of terrorist atrocities.