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UK fertiliser bomb plot
Locations of arrests in UK, Canada, USA and Pakistan

July/August 2003 - Pakistan: Mohammad Sidique Khan met at Islamabad airport by Amin. They meet Khyam by chance. Khan agrees to go with Khyam to Malakand training camp.
2 February 2004: Khan and Shehzad Tanweer meet Khyam and Shujah Mahmood (found not guilty of bomb plot charges) in Crawley. MI5 follow Khan to his Dewsbury home.
21 February 2004 - Crawley: Khan meets Khyam and Shujah Mahmood. Khan and Khyam discuss future trip to Pakistan.
28 February 2004: Trip from Crawley to Wellingborough, via Slough, in Khan's car. Tanweer, Khyam and Shujah also present. They meet another man and discuss fraud.
23 March 2004 - Khyam's flat, Slough: Khan, Tanweer, Khyam and Shujah meet. Conversation about fraudulent money-raising.
MI5 knew of a link between some of the fertiliser bomb plotters and two men later involved in the 7 July London bombings, which killed 52 people and injured hundreds.

Omar Khyam met the 7 July ringleader and Edgware Road bomber Mohammad Sidique Khan at least five times - once in Pakistan and four times in the UK. Some of the UK meetings were recorded as Khyam's car was bugged.

Khyam also met Shehzad Tanweer, who carried out the attack near Liverpool Street, three times. Khyam and Khan were both associates of a Luton man active in militant networks who was not charged in connection with this plot.

Police say the meetings with Khan and Tanweer were about fraud rather than terrorism.

The link was not revealed to the jury of the fertiliser bomb plot case, as it was feared it would be too prejudicial.


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