Woman admits plotting to bomb St Paul’s cathedral

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Woman admits plotting to bomb St Paul’s cathedral
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A Muslim convert has admitted plotting to bomb St Paul’s Cathedral in the name of the Islamic State terror group.

Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, was snared by undercover officers last year as she planned to plant two explosive devices in central London, one at the historic cathedral and one at a nearby hotel.

At a brief hearing at the Old Bailey, Shaikh, from Hayes, Middlesex, pleaded guilty to preparation of terrorist acts and dissemination of terrorist publications on Telegram.

The court heard how she had carried out research before settling...


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