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Drone death man 'being groomed to head UK terror group'

A British terror suspect killed in a drone attack was being groomed to head an al-Qaeda splinter group in the UK, Newsnight has learnt.

The man, named in Pakistan as Abdul Jabbar, died in the north west of the country in September.

Newsnight's Richard Watson, who was told by "a trusted, senior security source" overseas that Jabbar intended to lead a group called the Islamic Army of Great Britain, reports.

Broadcast on Tuesday 5 October 2010.

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