Terrorist Take Down in Spain as Three Radical Jihadis Are Arrested

Credit: Twitter @Albiol_XG

The Police in Badalona, Cataluña, arrested three radical jihadis as part of an operation against terrorism.

The three detainees, whose nationality has not been revealed, resided in the same block of flats in the La Salut neighbourhood, on Calle Calderón de la Barca.

According to police sources, the three dedicated their time to recruiting and radicalising other Muslims. Police decided to arrest them after observing that they were “quite radicalized” and posed as an imminent risk to society.

The operation has started around 4:00 a.m. and ended at around noon. Officers have searched their house, where they seized various materials, including documentation and a computer.

The mayor of Badalona, ​​ Xavier García Albiol, thanked the national police via social media National Police “for helping” with their actions today, “so that the residents of these neighbourhoods can live more peacefully”.

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Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations.
She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.

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