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Terrorist plotters sentenced

Eleven Birmingham gang members who plotted terrorist attacks potentially bigger than the July 7 attacks have been sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court.

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Police say terrorists were the “real deal”

The senior investigator who helped to bring the Birmingham terror plotters to court has described the three men as the “real deal”.

Detective Inspector Adam Gough said they were “committed, passionate extremists with a real intent to kill and maim as many people as they could.”

He described them as “Very, very dangerous people.”

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