Al Qaeda member arrested in connection with Madrid bombing
Al Qaeda member Abdelmajid Bouchar, a Moroccan national, was arrested in Serbia in connection with last year's Madrid train bombing which killed nearly 200 according to reports that were released on Sunday.
The incident raises beliefs that other Al Qaeda members may be present in the Balkans, where thousands of international peacekeeping forces are currently stationed, according to the AP.
The arrest, which apparently took place in June at a Belgrade train station, confirms suspicions that organized crime, corruption and unsophisticated security systems in the region make it easy for groups like Al Qaeda to work from the Balkan region.
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