'Courageous' prison officers at HMP Whitemoor put own lives at risk

The head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command has paid tribute to the "courage" of prison staff who responded to an Islamist terror attack in a high-security jail.

Commander Richard Smith described the attack as "callous".

Brusthom Ziamani, 25, and Baz Hockton, 26, have been found guilty of attempting to murder a prison officer at HMP Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire on 9 January.

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