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2/8/16

ISIS - Terrorists : Spain Dismantles Suspected ISIS Cell in Arrests Across Country

Spanish riot police patrol along the fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave Melilla, March 24, 2014. Police dismantled a suspected ISIS cell in a number of arrests across the country on Sunday.

Spanish authorities dismantled a suspected Islamic State militant group (ISIS) cell on Sunday, arresting seven people in a number of raids across the country.

The raids took place in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante and the North African Spanish enclave of Ceuta. Police have been monitoring the cell since 2014.

According to the Spanish interior ministry, each suspect detained had allegedly helped to facilitate the transfer of weapons and funds to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria. The leader of the cell operated it as a “business complex,” sending the goods from Spanish ports under the guise of “humanitarian help,” the ministry said.

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