The Spanish government reported the arrest of three people with explosives allegedly linked to Al Qaeda, in an operation with international ramifications.
This operation, conducted on Wednesday, led to the arrest of two probable members of Al Qaeda in Almuradiel, central Spain; and an alleged al Qaedad facilitator in La Linea de la Concepcion in southern Spain.
The three men had spent two months in Spain. Two of the detainees came from the former Soviet Republic and the facilitator, was Turkish. They are currently detained.