Morocco arrests two IS suspects

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Moroccan security forces on Wednesday arrested two people for their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Mobile phones and documents “with extremist content from the IS” were seized in the homes of the two suspects, according to a statement by the Moroccan Central Bureau for Judicial Investigations.

The two suspects, both aged 23, pledged allegiance to the IS and distributed “extremist” publications “for the purpose of recruitment and enlistment,” the statement said.

They will be brought to justice upon the completion of the investigation under the supervision of the public prosecutor’s office, it added.