'Osama Bin London' Planned Several Attacks

Accused in terror trial set up combat training camps, court is told
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 11, 2007 4:04 PM CDT
This image released by the Metropolitan Police on Monday July 9, 2007 shows a image taken from video footage of the arrest in July 29, 2005, of Muktar Said Ibrahim. Three men were found guilty Monday...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – An alleged terrorist organizer planned "six or seven" attacks leading up to the 2012 London Olympics, according to an undercover police who infiltrated his organization, the Guardian reports. Mohammed Hamid, who reportedly called himself "Osama bin London," is accused of establishing military-style Islamist training camps all over England. He and several associates are in trial for various charges in London.

A video presented to the court showed camp participants—whose rolls included several of the failed July 21, 2005, bombers—practicing basic military exercises. The undercover officer told the court Hamid had reveled in his position, taunting a police station from a van while returning from combat drills: "Here is your terrorist, I'm here, come and get me."