Blackburn teenager on trial accused of terrorism offences

19-year-old Ednane Mahmood from Blackburn has gone on trial in Manchester accused of trying to travel to Syria to engage in acts of terrorism.

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Terror trial opens for man from Blackburn accused of trying to travel to Syria

Ednane Mahmood from Blackburn faces terrorism charges. Credit: Press Association

A 19-year-old man from Blackburn has gone on trial accused of trying to travel to Syria to engage in acts of terrorism.

The prosecution has opened its case against Ednane Mahmood at Manchester Crown Court this morning, saying he travelled as far as Bulgaria but never got to Syria.

He faces terrorism charges including sharing a terrorist publication. The trial is expected to last two weeks.

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