Moroccan sources reported that the security authorities managed to dismantle a terrorist cell operating for “ISIS” in the city of Oujda, in eastern Morocco, in coordination with the American intelligence.
Hespress pointed out that this morning, counter-terrorism forces carried out simultaneous raids in 4 separate areas in the neighborhoods of Sidi Lakhdar, Al-Zaitoun, Al-Wadi Al-Nashif and Jarada Road, which resulted in the arrest of 4 persons of their ages. From 24 to 28 years old, including two brothers.
The website stated that during the search, a large sum of money was found and 4 passports for members of the cell, white weapons and information devices, adding that “the cell’s members declared allegiance to the Emir of ISIS and planned to join the organization’s camps in the Sahel region to carry out combat operations, before they were mobilized. And assigning them by one of the leaders of ISIS with the task of implementing plans inside the kingdom, targeting vital national installations, security headquarters and military barracks. “
The site pointed out that the investigations showed that the suspects carried out several “reconnaissance operations to monitor and identify the targets and sensitive facilities planned to be targeted, and coordinate them with a leader in ISIS to provide the equipment that they will use in the operations they are planning to implement.”