Spain and Morocco arrested fourteen people on Tuesday suspected of recruiting fighters to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
The latest arrests took place in the San Martin de la Vega district of Madrid, and in the Moroccan cities of Fez, Casablanca, Nador, al-Hoceima and Driouech.
No more details were immediately available.
The operation comes days after a 26-year-old Moroccan man was accused of attacking passengers on a train in France, armed with a Kalashnikov, an assault rifle and a box cutter knife.
Ayoub El-Khazzani, 25, originally from Tetouan in northern Morocco, arrived in Spain in 2007 and lived there for seven years, in Madrid and Algeciras, before moving to France.
Source: TOE AND AGENCIES