MADRID (AP) -- Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man suspected of belonging to an al-Qaida linked terror organization and participating in the Syrian conflict.
The suspect, named as Abdeluahid Sadik Mohamed, was nabbed at Malaga airport in southern Spain on Sunday after arriving on a flight bound from Istanbul, a statement said.
He had had left Casablanca, Morocco, on May 2 to travel to Syria, which he entered by crossing the Turkish border after spending a few days in Istanbul.
Once in Syria, he trained in a camp belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a terrorist organization linked to al-Qaida, the statement says.
He was arrested because he was considered a threat to national security.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus