Aussies Bust Islamist Terror Plot

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 3, 2009 6:15 PM CDT
The city of Melbourne, Australia.   (Wikimedia Commons)
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(Newser) – Australian security forces today busted an Islamist terror outfit that was planning to attack an army base in retaliation for the country’s involvement in Muslim countries, the Australian reports. An undisclosed number of Australians of Somali and Lebanese descent were arrested in the sweep, which centered around the southern city of Melbourne.