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Suspects Accused of Spain Terror, Deny Qaeda Link

Three Moroccan and two Indian men held in connection with the Madrid train bombings were accused of terror crimes Friday, but said they were asleep at the time and had no links with al Qaeda, court sources said. One of the Moroccans considered central to the case — Jamal Zougam — wept in court before returning to pray in his cell. During a grueling seven-hour overnight hearing at Madrid’s High Court, the three Moroccans were accused of 190 murders and of belonging to a “terrorist group.” The Indians were accused of cooperating with a “terrorist group,” the sources added. “The five detainees have denied any involvement in the acts they are accused of. They have all said that when the attack took place on March 11 they were sleeping in their respective homes,” one court source said. “They say they don’t have any link with al Qaeda or any terrorist organization.” Full Story

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