Moroccan court jails former Spanish soldier, 17 others on terror charges

February 20, 2015 5:50 PM

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RABAT (Reuters) - A Moroccan court sentenced a former Spanish soldier to eight years in jail on Friday on charges of leading an Islamist network in the kingdom that was plotting terror attacks, the state news agency MAP said.

Seventeen other members of the group, all believed to be Moroccans, were sentenced to between two and 10 years in prison on a variety of charges.

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