More than 20,000 ISIS military uniforms found by Spanish police in ports

Seven arrested following terrorist haul in Algeciras and Valencia

LAST UPDATED: 4 Mar, 2016 @ 13:09
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SPANISH authorities have seized 20,000 ISIS uniforms and supplies ‘able to equip an army’.

The combat fatigues were seized in raids at Valencia and Algeciras ports on February 7, Spain’s Ministry of Interior announced.

ISIS: Uniforms seized in Algeciras
ISIS: Uniforms seized in Algeciras

They were hidden in shipping containers and marked as ‘secondhand clothes’ to avoid suspicion while passing through customs.

The uniforms were being shipped to areas controlled by ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra in Iraq and Syria.

Seven people suspected of providing financial and logisitcal help to ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra have been arrested in the operation.

 



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