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Al-Qaeda tape warns Spain will be targeted over troops

AN AL-QAEDA videotape threatening more terrorist attacks against Spain singles out the incoming Socialist government for its decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. The Spanish interior ministry said that the video was found in the rubble of a Madrid suburb apartment where seven suspects in the bombings blew themselves up on 3 April. The Arabic-language tape was badly damaged in the explosion, and two sentences that police originally called unintelligible were finally translated and released by the ministry. In the video, three of the suicide terrorists claimed responsibility for the 11 March attacks in the name of a group linked to al-Qaeda and threatened more bloodshed unless Spain withdraws its troops from Iraq and Afghanistan in a week. The government said the tape was recorded on 27 March. Full Story

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