British Al-Qaeda Gang Planned "Another 9/11" in UK

(Telegraph-UK) Tom Whitehead and Sam Marsden - A Jihadist group from Birmingham sought to target crowded areas to cause "mass death" in a terror plot that was set to be even more devastating than the 7/7 London bombings, Woolwich Crown Court was told on Monday. Two of the ringleaders had received terror training in Pakistan and made martyrdom videos to be released after they had "blown themselves up." They planned to detonate homemade bombs in up to eight rucksacks and may also have blown others up with bombs on timers. In order to raise funds for their terrorist activities, the gang organized bogus street collections for the charity Muslim Aid and for a local Islamic school.

2012-10-23 00:00:00

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