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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."

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Terror plot 'gang' sentenced

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

  • Irfan Naseer handed a life sentence and must serve at least 18 years before he can be considered for parole.
  • Irfan Khalid, sentenced to 18 years, to serve a min of 12 years.
  • Ashik Ali, receives 15 year sentence, to serve min of 10 years.
  • Rahin Ahmed received 12 year sentence to serve min of six.
  • Bahader Ali is sentenced to six years imprisonment, to serve a minimum of three years.
  • Mohammed Rizwan, receives four years, to serve min of two.
  • Mujahid Husssain receives four years imprisonment, to serve a minimum of two.
  • Shahid Khan, Khobaib Hussain, Ishaaq Hussain and Naweed Ali receive 40 months, to serve minimum of 20 months.

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