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3 arrested in Morocco before joining IS in Libya

Rabat: Moroccan security services have arrested three people in Casablanca and Oujda who were attempting to join the IS terrorist organization in Libya, the interior ministry said in a statement.The three men, originally from Sidi

IANS [ Updated: February 23, 2015 14:43 IST ]
3 arrested in morocco before joining is in libya
3 arrested in morocco before joining is in libya

Rabat: Moroccan security services have arrested three people in Casablanca and Oujda who were attempting to join the IS terrorist organization in Libya, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The three men, originally from Sidi Bennour, were arrested on the basis of

information provided by Morocco's domestic intelligence (DGST), MAP news agency said quoting the statement.

The IS in Libya is increasingly attracting foreign fighters as it attempts to stretch in the Maghreb as part of the global "jihadist" strategy adopted by IS led by its self-proclaimed caliph, Abou Bakr Al Baghdadi, the statement noted.

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