Moroccan police have dismantled a terrorist network, arresting 17 people, including two former prisoners at the US base in Guantanamo, Cuba, the official MAP news agency reported Sunday. At least some of the suspects were linked to al-Qaida in Iraq.
Brahim Benchekroun and Mohammed Mazouz - among five Moroccans freed from Guantanamo in August 2004 - were among the suspects.
They were arrested November 11 at their homes in connection with a probe into al-Qaida, a Moroccan security official said, among 17 implicated in the network.
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