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Madrid mosque was jihadi recruitment hub
by George Mills
The cafeteria of Madrid's M-30 mosque was the base of a network that recruited jihadists to fight for the terror group Isis in Syria, a Spanish judge said on Thursday.
The terror network allegedly headed up by ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoner Lahcen Ikassrien used the mosque, Madrid's largest, as its centre of operations, National Court judge Pablo Ruz said in a ruling as he processed 15 members of the gang dismantled in June.
In a 49-page report, Ruz outlined the activities of the group, which is thought to have been in operation since 2011 and to have operated a training camp near the Spanish city of Ávila.
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