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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

"Islamic radicals" were behind the ten "explosions" in Madrid!

Reuters: Investigators say Islamic radicals, possibly with links to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, were behind the ten explosions that killed 191 people and wounded 1,900. . .

There are now 14 people remanded in custody -- 10 Moroccans, one Spaniard, two Indians and the Syrian -- and all 14 have denied any involvement in the attacks. Formal charges would come later in the process.

A 15th detainee, also a Moroccan, has yet to appear before the court.

Meanwhile the identity of the mastermind remains a mystery, with private investigators and press reports pointing to a number of radical clerics and known al Qaeda operatives from around Europe and the Arab world.