Morocco arrests 3 suspects in Marrakesh cafe bomb

By REUTERS
May 6, 2011 01:23

 
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RABAT - Police in Morocco arrested three people on Thursday for a cafe bombing in the tourist city of Marrakesh on April 28 that killed 16 people, and said the chief suspect showed "loyalty" to al-Qaida.

The three suspects were all Moroccans, the official news agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying.

Most of the bomb victims were foreign holidaymakers, including eight French people.

The ministry said the chief suspect was "well-versed in jihadi ideology and shows loyalty to al-Qaida."

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