Delcam, the company who Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn was on a temporary work placement with, said it was "deeply shocked and saddened" by his crimes.
– Delcam statement
Delcam confirms that Mr Pavlo Lapshyn was on a temporary work placement at the Company’s offices in Birmingham and therefore was not an employee of Delcam.
His placement at Delcam began on 24 April 2013 and was part of an EU project, which involved academic institutions in the Ukraine and the UK as well as European partners.
Delcam staff were deeply shocked and saddened by the events that unfolded over the summer and the Company was pleased to offer its full support and cooperation during police enquiries.
Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards, from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, explains the impact the nail bomb set off in the car park of a mosque in Tipton could have had if it has exploded later in the day.
Imam Ghulam Rasool, from the Kanz-ul-Iman Muslim Welfare Association Central Jamia Mosque in Tipton, has told ITV News the congregation was lucky to avoid major harm after the terror attack during the first Friday prayers of Ramadan.
Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn was "operating alone" and was not part of a far-right group, West Midlands' Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale said outside the Old Bailey.
He said: "This individual was unusual and acting alone".
Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn is a "dangerous and evil man" who wanted to create a "race war", West Midlands' Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale said outside the Old Bailey.
He added that the community was "safer with Lapshyn behind bars".
Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn packed hundreds of nails into a bomb he planted near a mosque in Tipton.
The device was the most powerful of the three he planted and could exploded only an hour before Ramadan worshippers were set to begin prayers at the mosque.
No one was injured by any of the explosions.
Following the conviction of Ukrainian Pavlo Lapshyn over the murder of pensioner Mohammed Saleem and a number of terror-related offences, West Midlands Police has released images showing Lapshyn preparing for the attacks.
In one of the images, Lapshyn is seen carrying the bomb in a bag on a bus from Birmingham headed to Walsall.
West Midlands' Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale has told ITV News Pavlo Lapshyn is 'a highly dangerous man'.
Lapshyn today admitted to the 'terrorist-related' murder of Birmingham pensioner Mohammed Saleem, as well as carrying out attacks at three mosques across the Midlands.
Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards, from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, has told ITV News Pavlo Lapshyn told detectives he killed Mohammed Saleem because 'he wasn't white' and wanted to 'stir up racial hatred'.