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Spanish police arrest 10 suspected Islamic extremists

Spanish police arrested 10 people during an operation against suspected Islamic extremists carried out in Madrid, Barcelona and the Canary Islands, a source close to the inquiry said.

world Updated: Jan 20, 2009 17:42 IST

Spanish police arrested 10 people Tuesday during an operation against suspected Islamic extremists carried out in Madrid, Barcelona and the Canary Islands, a source close to the inquiry said.

The operation was ordered by Spain's top anti-terrorist judge Baltazar Garzon and it "remained open", the source said, adding that the bulk of the arrests were carried out in Barcelona.