Morocco blast may be criminal act, Interior Ministry says

April 28, 2011 16:14

RABAT- Morocco's Interior Ministry said on Thursday early evidence suggested a deadly blast in the heart of the country's main tourist destination, Marrakesh, was a criminal act.

The interior ministry said foreigners were among 14 people killed and 20 wounded in the blast that rocked Argana cafe in the city's main Jamaa el-Fna square.

"Early evidence collected at the site (of the explosion) indicates that it was a criminal act," the ministry said in the statement carried by the official MAP news agency.

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