Moroccan Police Dismantle Syria-Related Terrorist Cell

Moroccan Police Dismantle Syria-Related Terrorist Cell

From Business Standard

Moroccan police announced that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.

The cell members are sent to Syria in coordination with terrorist organizations affiliated with Al Qaeda, such as “Cham al- Islam movement,” “Al-Nusra Front” and “the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant,” Xinhua quoted the report as saying.

“The cell members used to collect donations to finance the travel of volunteer combatants to Syria, after enrolling and teaching them about various precautions,” the police said.

“These Moroccan volunteers undergo specialized training in weapons and explosives as well as suicide-attacks, so that they can, upon return to Morocco, conduct terrorist operations to jeopardize the security and stability of the country,” the police added.

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