2nd British Homicide Bomber Linked to Fundamentalist Group

(Albawaba-Jordan)- Omar Khan Sharif, who was born in Derby, is alleged to have links with al-Muhajiroun, a fundamentalist Muslim group that campaigns to turn the UK into an Islamic state. The group claims to have recruited hundreds of young Britons for training in military camps in Afghanistan, supports Osama bin Laden, and endorses the use of violence. Al-Muhajiroun was founded in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 1983 by a Syrian cleric, Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed, who has lived in London since 1986.

2003-05-01 00:00:00

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