Money smuggled to terrorists in Syria aid convoys

huddersfield Limehouse Luton

Four Islamic extremists used charity aid convoys taking food and medicine from the UK to Syria as a cover to smuggle money to terrorists, a court heard. The group allegedly sent at least £4,500 to a fighter with Al Qaeda-linked group Jabhat al-Nusra so he could buy a sniper rifle and other military equipment. They also plotted to set up a ‘night team’ of terrorist snipers in the war-torn country, it is claimed. Syed Hoque, 37, is said to have supplied…

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