Men jailed for Morocco terror plot

Eight men get sentences of up to 15 years amid fears of renewed al-Qaeda activity.

    The defendants were sentenced to between two
    and fifteen years for the bomb plot [AFP]

    Many of those arrested were put on trial while others were released after questioning.

     

    Morocco has been on high security alert since 2003 when suicide bombings killed 45 people in Casablanca, the country's commercial capital.

     

    Last month, the government raised the security alert after authorities received intelligence about a possible al-Qaeda attack, according to security sources.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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