Spanish jihadist had been stopped outside an Eagles Of Death Metal concert in Barcelona a year after Bataclan massacre

A Moroccan held in a jihadist raid was stopped outside am Eagles of Death Metal concert in Barcelona almost a year after the Bataclan massacre at their Paris show.

Police spotted the man, who has alleged links to terror cells involved with attacks in Brussels, and asked for his ID when they saw him lurking outside the Apolo concert hall in the Spanish city in September last year.

On Tuesday, he was arrested in a sting in Catalonia along with nine others and detectives have said at least four of those detained were ‘clearly members of Islamic State’.

  • Alain

    Sorry but allowing the scumbag to hide his face (his identity) is unacceptable, and yet we see this over and over not only in Spain but throughout the West.

  • Brett_McS

    Today is also the anniversary of the beginning of the Islamic invasion of Spain.

    • Alain

      Thanks I was unaware of that fact.

  • tom_billesley

    Two have been named.–official
    Madrid, Apr 27 (AFP) Two suspected jihadists arrested in Spain have admitted being in Brussels airport at the time of the deadly March 2016 attack but deny involvement, a court spokesman said today.
    Mohamed Lamsalak and Youssef Ben Hammou “have admitted that they were at the airport when the bombs went off.