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Al-Qaeda terror plot targeting Europe uncovered

An al-Qaeda plot to carry out co-ordinated attacks in the UK, France and Germany has been uncovered, Western intelligence sources say.

Small teams of militants were to seize and kill hostages, similar to the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, under the plans said to have been discovered this summer.

Recent US drone raids in Pakistan reportedly targeted the al-Qaeda militants who inspired the plot.

Frank Gardner reports.

  • 29 Sep 2010
  • From the section UK
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