Islamists Arrested in Spain Eyed Attacks on Synagogues

(Reuters) Members of a militant Islamist cell arrested last Wednesday in Spain were trying to obtain explosives to bomb a Jewish bookshop in Barcelona, an investigating magistrate said on Friday. Other potential targets of the group included synagogues and public buildings in the Catalonia region. Six of the people arrested belonged to a militant cell with a profile similar to that of the Islamic State jihadist movement.

2015-04-13 00:00:00

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