Spanish and Moroccan security forces claimed on Tuesday to have broken up a suspected Islamist terrorist cell on the North African Mediterranean coast, according to the Spanish Interior Ministry.
Four suspects were arrested, the ministry said that three of them in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta and one in the Moroccan city of Nador, both on the North Moroccan coast.
The four are suspected of recruiting fighters for the extremist Islamic State militia in Syria and Iraq.
They are also suspected of enlisting terrorists to launch attacks in Spain and Morocco.
Spain has arrested some 60 suspected jihadists in the past year, many of them in its North African territory of Ceuta.
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