Eleven men convicted over terror plot

A total of eleven men from Birmingham are being sentenced today over a terror plot which could have been more devastating than the July 7 attacks.

Irfan Naseer, Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali were found guilty of a total of twelve terrorism charges last month.

Four other men were convicted of terrorism offences.

A further four men pleaded guilty after travelling to Pakistan for terrorism training.

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Terror plot leaders jailed

The leaders of a Birmingham-based gang that plotted a suicide bomb terrorist attack that had the potential to be more devastating than the July 7 attacks have been jailed. The judge said: "Your plot had the blessing of al Qaida."