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Birmingham's jihad shopping trips
Birmingham man Parviz Khan used the city's shops to buy thousands of pounds worth of equipment to send to fighters in Afghanistan. Aided by others including Zahoor Iqbal, he organised four shipments from the city. Another man tried alongside Iqbal, Amjad Mahmood, was found not guilty of helping Khan's smugging operations.

HOW KHAN BOUGHT GOODS AROUND BIRMINGHAM
Map of Birmingham
1. Costco cash and carry: Khan and others bought ordinary goods with alternative military purpose to ship to Afghanistan
2. Awan Marketing: Khan bought blankets, waterproofs, torches, Vaseline, water purifiers, sleeping bags, radios, batteries, first aid kits, spanners and screwdrivers
3. Broad Street: Khan intended to organise the abduction of a British Muslim soldier in Birmingham's popular nightlife area
4. Sparkhill Shipping and Freight: Khan used this company to send four consignments to Pakistan, where he collected the goods
5. Merry Hill Shopping Centre: here Khan bought equipment, including thermos flasks, hand warmers and a computer hard drive
6. Airport: Khan's four consignments were loaded here, but the last one was intercepted and opened by the security services





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