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Spain Nets Four More Bomb Suspects, Others in Court

Spanish investigators grilled suspects about the Madrid train bombings in court on Monday and police arrested four others in trying to break open a plot in which bombers with possible al Qaeda links killed 202 people. Fourteen men are now being held over the simultaneous bombing of four commuter trains in the Spanish capital on March 11. Most suspects are Moroccans suspected of links to Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network. The bombing was believed to be the first radical Islamist strike in the West since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and helped topple Spain’s ruling party by sparking a voter backlash against government support for the Iraq war. Officials said four men were arrested at the weekend — three in Madrid’s multi-racial district of Lavapies and another in the suburb of Getafe. All were thought to be Arabs. Full Story

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