News Alerts

25 Jul 2019 | 09:46 PM UTC

Morocco: Authorities arrest suspected terrorists July 23

Morocco News Alert

Moroccan authorities announce the arrest of several members of a suspected Islamic State terrorist cells in Souss-Massa region on July 23

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Casablanca). COUNTRY/REGION Morocco

Event

Morocco's Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) announced on Tuesday, July 23, that it had arrested multiple suspected militants across Souss-Massa region. Authorities claim the individuals had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State (IS). According to the government, the individuals were arrested in Tiznit, Massa, and El Kasba Inchaden

Context

Morocco has a persistent low-level threat of terrorism. In 2017, 17 people died in the bombing of a popular market in Marrakesh.

Advice

Individuals in Morocco are advised to remain vigilant for militant and criminal behavior, report any suspicious behavior or objects to the authorities, and adhere to all instructions and advice issued by local authorities and their home governments.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news