El Confidencial is also reporting the hypothesis of a «spiritual or idealogical leader» who radicalised them and helped them plan the attacks over a number of months, citing sources involved in the investigation. The paper says investigators believe the cell members’ lack of prior terror links support this theory. Sources also said they had detected a number of trips by some members to France and Morocco.
Among the up to 20 members of the suspected cell, there are five sets of brothers, the paper also reports.
Kanskje mediene og politikerne burde forberede publikum på utenkelige scenarier, som å sprenge en kirke. Det er ikke mer utenkelig enn at en varebil kjører ned mennesker i Nice, Berlin, Stockholm eller Barcelona.
Men det er som mediene ikke tør tenke høyt. De henger etter utviklingen.