Barcelona: 19-year-old Moroccan woman arrested during anti-terrorism operation

A 19-year-old woman of Moroccan descent was arrested during an anti-terrorism operation performed by the Catalan police in the municipality of Terrassa (Barcelona province).

The woman is suspected of glorifying terrorism and trying to recruit people for the terrorist organization Daesh, according to the Spanish agency EFE.

Jordi Jané, Alderman in the Catalonia region, said that the arrested person was engaged in "intense activity" on social networks where hundreds of publications were distributed that "incitement to jihad and committing acts of violence in public space", sign in the Spanish media.

This anti-terrorism operation, in command of the highest criminal judge in Spain, is the result of a research conducted by the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police).