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Five Held in Madrid Blasts

The Spanish government announced Saturday that three Moroccans and two Indians, possibly with links to Muslim extremist groups, had been arrested in connection with Thursday’s multiple bombings on rush-hour trains in Madrid, which killed 200 people and injured nearly 1,500. Interior Minister Angel Acebes said that two other people, whom he described as Spaniards of Indian descent, were also being questioned and that several buildings and houses were being searched for more leads. Earlier, government officials had repeatedly said they believed Basque separatists carried out the bombings. Acebes announced the arrests at a news conference on national television just after 8 p.m. “Sixty hours after the brutal attacks, we now have five detentions,” he said. Full Story

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