Moroccan Bombers Linked to International Terrorism
The young suicide bombers who killed at least 29 people in Casablanca last week were linked to international terrorism, Morocco said Tuesday.
A day after FBI agents joined the investigation into the five almost simultaneous blasts, Interior Minister Mustapha Sahel said the interrogation of two would-be attackers who survived the blasts had established the link. “The arrest of the two terrorists still alive has led to considerable progress in terms of information,” he said in a statement carried by the official MAP news agency. “This allows us today to confirm the link with international terrorism.” The bomb attacks Friday night came four days after the killing of at least 34 people in suicide attacks against Westerners in Saudi Arabia, and prompted fresh warnings from President Bush that al Qaeda remained a threat. Full Story