Oldham terrorism trial

An Oldham woman has been found guilty of terrorism offences. Shasta Khan, 38, was found guilty of preparing bomb-making materials. Together with her husband, Mohammed Sajid Khan, she plotted an attack on Bury's Jewish community.

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Police release photos of terrorist items found in the Khans' house

Home-made bomb-making equipment, including Christmas tree lights Credit: Greater Manchester Police
Household chemicals which could form an explosive mixture Credit: Greater Manchester Police
Details of a gun and cartridges Credit: Greater Manchester Police

The Oldham couple have both been convicted of preparing terrorist acts, following their conversion to radical Islam. Police found home-made bomb-making materials in their house, together with al-Qaeda-inspired literature encouraging 'jihad [holy war] from home'.

The couple had also recorded postcodes of Orthodox Jewish areas in Bury, which police believe were probable targets.

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