January 05, 2011

al-Qaeda Cell Broken Up in Morocco

Morocco Board News Service:

[T]he dismantlement of a 27-member of an Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) terrorist cell near Amghala, about 200 Km from the Moroccan city of Laayoune, is a considerable enlargement to AQIM activities in the Sahara and regions under the control of the Algerian military and [Western sahara separatists] Polisario militiamen . The discovery of a large cashes of arms, and bomb-making material typically used to build bomb belts and car bombs is an alarming development that would alter to approach to fighting terror in the Sahara and the Sahel. Yet, the most disturbing aspect of the Moroccan security findings remains the location of the AQIM base in the no-man’s land located between the Moroccan borders and a swap of land where the Algerian supported Polisario Militia and the Algerian military patrol on a regular basis.
Wow looks like Joey got home "just in time".

By Howie at 07:53 PM | Comments |