‘Al-Qaeda trio’ arrested in southern Spanish towns
The arrests were made as part of one of the largest international operations to date against al-Qaeda, the Spanish Interior Minister said
Police have arrested three suspected al-Qaeda members in southern Spain.
Explosive material was seized at an address in San Roque where a Turkish man was arrested. Two other men were held near Almuradiel.
They are thought to have been planning an attack in Spain or elsewhere in Europe, according to the Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz.
The arrests are part of one the biggest international operations to date against al-Qaeda, Mr Diaz said.