Three men suspected of links to ISIS held in Madrid police swoop

Moroccan trio detained after police intercept phone and email messages

LAST UPDATED: 11 Nov, 2015 @ 23:50
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THREE men suspected of preparing ISIS terrorist attacks have been arrested in Madrid.

The Moroccan-born trio aged 26-29 were believed to be preparing ‘imminent terrorist attacks like suicide attacks in nearby countries’, according to police sources.

ISIS SUSPECTS: Trio held in Madrid
ISIS SUSPECTS: Trio held in Madrid

In intercepted phone and email exchanges, the suspects can allegedly be heard saying they ‘have to act now in Spain’.

Jorge Fernandez Diaz, the Interior Minister, said the men were ‘ready to act’ and they ‘had access to arms’.

A police search has so far found no weapons.

 



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