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Derby man denies UK terror attack

BBC Radio Derby

A Derby man and a woman from London have pleaded not guilty to making preparations for a terrorism attack in the UK.

Appearing at the OId Bailey, Munir Hassan Mohammed, 36, and Rowaida El-Hassan, 32, denied planning to make a bomb or poison to use against British citizens.  

Mr Mohammed, of Leopold Street, Derby, denied a total of six terrorism offences and has been further charged with being a member of Islamic State (IS).

Terrorism suspects
BBC

The pair were remanded in custody and await trial in June.  

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