Abid Naseer, 28, listens to opening statements in his trial as seen in a courtroom sketch in Brooklyn, New York
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'Manchester and New York al-Qaeda plot' trial starts

A man accused of being involved in al-Qaeda plots to bomb targets in England and the United States has gone on trial in New York.

Abid Naseer, who is from Pakistan, is charged with planning attacks in Manchester and New York in 2009.

Six MI5 agents are being allowed to give evidence wearing wigs and light make-up in order to protect their identity.

Nick Bryant reports from New York.

  • 17 Feb 2015
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