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Birmingham "bomb plotters" trial: latest

Prosecutor Brian Altman QC said Irfan Naseer and Irfan Khalid had started formulating the bomb plot after returning from two visits to Pakistan where they had learned how to make bombs and use poisons.

He told the jury that both men had made martyrdom videos in Pakistan which would have been broadcast if the had blown themselves up, to justify the "trail of destruction".

The men are accused of using Ashik Ali's flat in Birmingham as a 'safe house', to research and experiment with chemicals to make home made bombs and IEDs.

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