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Madrid bomb cell 'neutralised'

Spain has “neutralised” the cell behind the Madrid train bombings, according to the outgoing interior minister. Angel Acebes said the “nucleus” of the Islamist group was either destroyed by an explosion during a police raid on 3 April, or had been arrested. He said the cell had financed the plot by selling cannabis and ecstasy. Eighteen people are facing charges and others are still being questioned over the attacks, which killed 191 people and injured more than 1,900. The Spanish government has also blamed the cell for planting the explosive device found on the railway line between Madrid and Seville soon after the 11 March train bombings. Full Story

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