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Spain Confirms Inquiry Focuses on Moroccans

Spain’s government confirmed Tuesday that a Moroccan extremist group was the prime focus of the investigation into the bombings of four commuter trains on March 11. Interior Minister Ángel Acebes said at a news conference that the investigation pointed to the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group, which investigators have linked to suicide attacks last year in Casablanca, Morocco. Another victim of the Madrid bombings died Monday, raising the death toll to 191; more than 1,400 people were injured. The news conference on Tuesday was the first official update on the investigation since the Popular Party of Mr. Acebes and the departing prime minister, José María Aznar, suffered a surprise defeat in elections three days after the attacks. Full Story

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