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Chief suspect helps police reenact deadly cafe bombing in Morocco


The chief suspect in last month's bombing of Cafe Argana, Adel al-Othmani (C, wearing hat and sunglasses), takes part in questioning by special forces and a reconstruction of the attack in Marrakesh on Tuesday, May 11. The blasts killed 16 people, including eight French tourists, and was the deadliest such attack in Morocco since 12 suicide bombers killed 33 members of the public in coordinated attacks in Casablanca in 2003.

The Associated Press reports:

MARRAKECH, Morocco — Police say the main suspect in the deadly remote-controlled bombing of a Marrakech cafe last month has helped them investigate the crime by showing how it was carried out.

Police say the suspect in the April 28 attack that killed 17 people showed them the path he took from the city's train station to the Argana cafe overlooking Djemaa el-Fna, the city's historic square. The cafe was renowned as a gathering place for tourists.

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