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British teacher tried to groom 110 children to launch terror attacks in London

Children hold banners as they walk over Westminster Bridge during a vigil to remember the victims of last week’s Westminster terrorist attack on March 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

A British teacher was on Friday found guilty of trying to create an army of children to launch several terror attacks across London. Umar Haque reportedly showed his wards violent videos that contained scenes of people being decapitated and forced them to role-play attacking law enforcement officers. “His plan was to create an army of children to assist with multiple terrorist attacks throughout London,” Dean Haydon, head of the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command, was quoted as saying by Reuters. “He tried and he did, we believe, radicalise vulnerable children from the ages of 11 to 14.” Haque had wanted…

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