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Terror plot - profiles on the nine men involved

Nine men have now been convicted for planning the UK's largest terror attack Photo: ITV Central

A total of twelve people were charged following the police investigation into the terror plot in 2011.

Today Irfan Naseer, Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali have been convicted, but six others have already pleaded guilty.

Who was involved in the Birmingham terror plot

The men who pleaded not guilty

Irfan Naseer, Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali Credit: ITV Central

IRFAN NASEER

  • Aged 31
  • Unemployed pharmacy graduate
  • Lived with his family in Sparkhill, Birmingham
  • Known to his friends as “Chubbs” or “Big Irfan”
  • Pleaded not guilty

In 2003, Naseer gained a in pharmacy from Aston University. It was his knowledge of chemistry, and his terrorism training that allowed the group to experiment with making homemade explosives.

IRFAN KHALID

  • Aged 27
  • Unemployed former security officer
  • Lived with his family in Sparkbrook, Birmingham
  • Known as “Little Irfan”
  • Pleaded not guilty

ASHIK ALI

  • Aged 27
  • Unemployed former charity worker
  • Lived in a one bedroom council flat in Sparkhill, used by the three men to experiment with chemicals and bomb making
  • Pleaded not guilty

The men who pleaded guilty

Rahid Ahmed and Mujahid Hussain Credit: ITV Central

RAHIN AHMED

  • Aged 26
  • Unemployed law graduate
  • Lived with his family in Moseley, Birmingham
  • Described as the group’s chief financier
  • Pleaded guilty

MUJAHID HUSSAIN

  • Aged 21
  • Involved in fundraising
  • Pleaded guilty
Ishaaq Hussain and Naweed Ali Credit: ITV Central
Khobaib Hussain and Shahid Khan Credit: ITV Central

ISHAAQ HUSSAIN, NAWEED ALI, KHOBAIB HUSSAIN and SHAHID KHAN : "The four travellers"

  • All aged 20 except Naweed Ali who is 24
  • All lived in Sparkhill, Birmingham with their families
  • All travelled to Pakistan for terror training in August 2011
  • All pleaded guilty

All four returned early from their trip to Pakistan for terror training after their families found out and intervened.

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