7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Spain arrests suspect in Madrid train bombings probe

(Reuters circulated the following story on February 3.)

MADRID -- Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man who witnesses say they saw the day before the Madrid train bombings with one of the suspects in the blasts.

A police spokesman on Wednesday said Rachid Bendouda, born in 1971 in the Moroccan town of Oujda, was arrested at a shop he runs in the Madrid neighborhood of Lavapies, where several other suspects in the March 11 blasts have been detained.

He said several witnesses had seen Bendouda with Abdennabi Kounjaa the day before the bombings, which killed 191 people.

Kounjaa was one of seven suspects who blew themselves up when they were cornered by police in Madrid in April, he said.

More than 100 suspected Islamic militants have been arrested in Spain since the March attacks, although many have been released for lack of evidence.

Thursday, February 3, 2005

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2021 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

FRA unveils ambitious Midwest rail plan
AAR reports rail traffic for week ending October 8, 2021
The perils of precision scheduled railroading
Metra unveils 2022 operating, capital budgets
Texas investors form high-speed rail station development company
NJ Transitís power washing machines are back to remove fallen foliage
Q&A: Railroad Retirement spouse benefits
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines