Transcript for Three Alleged Al Qaeda Terror Operatives Arrested in Spain
Three alleged al-Qaeda operatives had been arrested in your up. Authorities believe the men were planning an attack let's get right to ABC's nick Sheppard -- what are we now. Good morning -- have been arrested in southern Spain what makes this so worrying. It's reportedly the first time the Spanish police caught terror suspects with explosives. Which means this sell had gone operational. Local media say the three might have been planning some kind of airborne attack because they've been trading had a -- -- glide. The three men were from Chechnya and Turkey and police say they attended terror training camps. In Pakistan now -- Qaeda has hit Spain before it -- trains in Madrid in 2004. -- what makes this more worrying. Just in the last few weeks -- Qaeda issued a message specifically looking for Spanish speaking. Lone wolves Paula. Except -- press this morning thank you neck.
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