Islamic State Behind Failed Bomb Plot at Sydney Airport, Police Say — Senior Islamic State Commander Directed the Operation

The men allegedly tried to get an improvised explosive device on an Etihad plane

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Aug. 4, 2017 2:13 a.m. ET

CANBERRA, Australia—Police said two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last month, in a plot directed by Islamic State.

The device was due to be smuggled onto the July 15 service, but the attempt was aborted before it reached security.

One of the men, a 49-year-old from Sydney, brought the device to…

https://www.wsj.com/articles/islamic-state-behind-failed-terror-plot-at-sydney-airport-police-say-1501827191

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One Response to “Islamic State Behind Failed Bomb Plot at Sydney Airport, Police Say — Senior Islamic State Commander Directed the Operation”

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