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Jordan arrests several suspected "terrorists": official

Jordanian security services have arrested several people suspected of ties with “a terrorist group,” a security official told AFP. “The security services proceeded Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to arrest several people suspected of links with a terrorist group,” said the official, who requested that he not be named. “They are suspected of having planned acts of sabotage inside the kingdom,” he said, and that “a quantity of explosives was seized in their possession.” He would not give the number of people arrested, nor name the organization with which they are suspected of having ties, saying only that “the investigation has only begun.” Jordan has tried to crack down on Islamic militants plotting against US and Western interests in the kingdom, and has succeeded in dismantling several cells including ones linked to Al-Qaeda. Full Story

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