UNITED KINGDOM--An al-Qaeda inspired gang of British Muslims planned to carry out “another 9/11” in the UK with up to eight suicide bombers, a court heard.
A Jihadist group, from Birmingham, were 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.
Two of the alleged ringleaders had received terror training in Pakistan and made martyrdom videos to be released after they had “blown themselves up”.
They were taught in bomb-making, how to use weapons and poisons before returning to the UK to recruit others for their plot.
That included arranging for others to be sent to Pakistan for training as well.
They planned to detonate homemade bombs in up to eight rucksacks and may also have blown others up with bombs on timers.
A total of 11 men and one woman were arrested by police on various terrorism charges last September. (Continue Reading.)
Monday, October 22, 2012
U.K. Muslims Irfan Naseer, Irfan Khalid, and Ashik Ali Stand Trial for Plotting "Another 9/11"
But let's not be distracted by these never-ending attempts to slaughter thousands of men, women, and children. The real problem is Islamophobia.