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Paper claims detained Irish had Al-Kaida connection

The Spanish paper El Mundo claims to have information linking three alleged members of the Real IRA terrorist group, who were detained in Slovakia in July and then extradited to Britain, with the Al Kaida network of Osama Bin Ladin. Interior minister Ivan Šimko has said he knows nothing of the matter. The paper says the information comes from an interrogation of the three men two weeks ago, and was given to Madrid from US secret service officers.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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