Hundreds would have died in attack plotted by Islamic fanatics

Telegraph.co.uk 22 February 2013
By Tom Whitehead, Security Editor

Up to eight suicide bombers carrying backpacks rammed with explosives and armed with guns were to carry out a horrifying blend of the 7/7 and Mumbai atrocities. The jihadi gang planned to walk in to crowded, public places shooting indiscriminately before simultaneously detonating their terrible homemade payloads killing hundreds on their wake.

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