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About 700 to Face Trial in Casablanca Bombings

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July 18, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

About 700 people will go on trial beginning Monday in Morocco in connection with the May 16 suicide bombings in Casablanca, the justice minister said.

"Some are directly linked to the attacks ... others belonged to groups which have been preparing acts of violence," Justice Minister Mohamed Bouzoubaa told state television. The trials will be in Casablanca and in the capital, Rabat. Twelve suicide bombers were among the 44 people killed in the five blasts.

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