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Moroccan Agents Raid Militant Hotbeds

The suicide attacks that killed 28 people have put all of Morocco on edge, but few places are as jittery as the Casablanca shantytown believed to be the main breeding ground for the bombers. Police who blame the blasts on Islamic militants staged raids in the impoverished Sidi Moumen neighborhood on the city’s eastern edge and elsewhere in Morocco on Sunday in search of suspects. Dozens have been detained around the country. For vegetable vendor Abdellah Lotfi, the attacks have meant one thing: fear. “I’ve been so afraid since the explosions that I tell my children to double-lock the doors when they go home alone,” Lotfi said. “I’m afraid a bomb will be thrown into the house.” Full Story

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