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British agents led U.S. to plot: Report

It was the British who first uncovered suspected terroristNajibullah Zazi’s alleged plot to blow up New York City landmarks andsubways in September, according to a British report.

It was the British who first uncovered suspected terrorist Najibullah Zazi’s alleged plot to blow up New York City landmarks and subways in September, according to a British report.

The counterterrorism branch of Scotland Yard intercepted an e-mail allegedly sent to Zazi by a senior member of al-Qaida in Pakistan, the Sun newspaper reported.

Scotland Yard tipped off American officials, who then allegedly found bomb-making instructions on Zazi’s laptop and explosive residue in his Denver home.

Zazi, 24, pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges in Brooklyn Federal Court in September

 
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