In Catalonia detained suspected of links with ISIS*

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy in fotoreceptori police in Spain. Archive photoIn Catalonia detained suspected of links with ISIS*© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

Spanish police detained in the Autonomous community Catalonia citizen of Morocco on suspicion of having links with a terrorist group «Islamic state»*, said on Twitter the Minister of internal Affairs Juan Ignacio Zoido.

La @policia ha detenido en #Barcelona a un ciudadano marroquí de 45 años por su presunta integración en #Daesh, ya que estaba fuertemente radicalizado tras un proceso de autoadoctrinamiento. pic.twitter.com/h7siqmrZ2W

— Juan Ignacio Zoido (@zoidoJI) 30 Jan 2018

«Police arrested in the city terrace of the Moroccan citizen at the age of 45 years in connection with his alleged involvement in the IG,» — said the head of the interior Ministry of Spain.

In 2017 the Spanish law enforcement agencies held a 52-terrorist operation, during which were detained 75 people.

* The terrorist group «Islamic state» (IG) is prohibited in Russia.

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