A 16-year-old boy has admitted to possessing explosive substances and a host of literature, including a book on how to make the explosive Semtex – a homemade C4 bomb.
The boy, who also admitted to owning prohibited images of children, purchased explosive substances – namely sulphur powder and potassium nitrate.
He also admitted possession of numerous books and manuals, of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
Material included various terrorism handbooks, military manuals and bomb-making anarchistic literature and diagrams.
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