• Thursday, August 11, 2022

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Parsons Green bomb suspect said it was his “duty to hate Britain”

Suspect Ahmed Hassan allegedly left a bucket of explosives that partially exploded on a Tube train at Parsons Green station (Photo credit: Met Police)

By: Lauren Codling

JURORS in the trial of a teenager accused of an attempted London Underground bombing on Monday (13) heard that he had said it was his “duty to hate Britain” well before the botched attack in September. Ahmed Hassan, an 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker, arrived in Britain in October 2015, two years before he allegedly left a bucket of explosives that partially exploded on a Tube train at Parsons Green station, injuring 30 people. Katie Cable, a lecturer and mentor at a suburban college where Hassan studied media, told London’s Old Bailey court that he had said he blamed Britain for…

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