Young woman found guilty in UK’s first all-female terror plot
An 18-year-old woman has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack as part of Britain’s only all-female terror cell. Safaa Boular, from Vauxhall in London, was found guilty of the preparation of terrorist acts. Her sister Rizlaine and their mother Mina Dich have already pleaded guilty to other terror-related offences. The court heard they…
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