Australia Anzac Day Terror Plot Teenager Jailed

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05/09/2016 from Turkey

  • A 19-year old man has been jailed for 10 years in Melbourne, Australia for plotting to run over and then behead a police officer.
  • Sevdet Ramadan Besim wanted to carry out the attack at an Anzac Day event in April.
  • Besim had discussed the plan with a teenager in the UK, who was sentenced to life earlier this year.
  • The 15-year-old from Blackburn, who has not been named, is believed to be the youngest Briton guilty of a terror offence.
  • The court had heard that the two of them also joked about packing explosives into a kangaroo’s pouch and setting it loose on police officers.
  • Anzac Day is the annual commemoration of the 1915 Gallipoli landings in Turkey by Australian and New Zealand troops.


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