Anti-terror police search the house in Langley Green, Crawley, Sussex
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UK suicide bomber in Syria named as Abdul Waheed Majid

The BBC has learned the identity of the first British suicide bomber to blow himself up in Syria.

He has been named as Abdul Waheed Majid, a 41-year-old from Sussex.

He is believed to have carried out a suicide truck bombing in Aleppo last Thursday.

Detectives from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit have spent the morning searching his address in Crawley.

The BBC's Home Affairs Correspondent Matt Prodger reports.

  • 12 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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