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Barcelona attack suspects had ties to Imam linked to ISIS

These young men were from well integrated Spanish-Moroccan families

Alissa J. Rubin Patrick Kingsley & Palko Karasz | NYT 

Until Thursday, just hours before the Barcelona attack, many of the young men seemed to be living completely normal lives. One had slept late, his mother said. Another had worked as a waiter serving wine in a mountaintop restaurant days before. Several were eating kebabs, looking relaxed. By Friday morning, seven were dead, an eighth was critically wounded, and one was on the run. Three others were detained by the police. They had grown up together, and among them were four sets of brothers. Most of them were not even 25 years old. All 12 are now suspected by ...

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First Published: Mon, August 21 2017. 10:27 IST