Two Moroccan extremists extradited from France to their home country on August 26, were preparing large-scale attacks on behalf of the Islamic State, said in a statement the Ministry of Interior of Morocco.

The internal Office in Rabat stated that one jihadist was assigned to coordinate the implementation of major terrorist acts on French territory.

For this purpose, the Moroccan had been observing public places where many people gather at the end of the week.

The plans of the two militants included attacks with the use of firearms, arson and assault on public transport in order to have as many victims.

At the same time, one of the two extradited had incited his countrymen to carry out attacks in Morocco. Targets had to be key sites, residential areas, officials of the security services in the kingdom to avenge the persecution of activists of the Islamic state and its cells at national and international level.

Currently, the two Moroccans are being investigated by the Central Bureau of forensic investigations in Rabat, established in March 2015 to combat the various types of criminal activity and terrorist threats.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve earlier announced that this year France has expelled 15 foreigners inciting hatred and terrorism.


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