“The benefit bombers who repaid help with hatred: They came into this country as child refugees but grew up to plot mass murder,” from the Times Online, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
ON THE rundown North London housing estate where they lived, they were known as idlers and petty criminals who passed their time playing football and smoking marijuana.
Residents of Curtis House in New Southgate regarded Muktar Said-Ibrahim and Yasin Hassan Omar as feckless young men living aimlessly on state benefits.
Ibrahim had served time in Huntercombe Young Offenders” Institution, Oxfordshire, according to Whitehall sources, and Omar, was known as a shoplifter.
As children, both fled civil war and bloody conflict in Eritrea and Somalia for the safe refuge of Britain. Yet they came to hate their adopted homeland so much that they volunteered for suicide bombing missions.
In preparing for “martyrdom” Ibrahim, 27, and Omar, 24, had turned the tower block that they shared with hundreds of people into a terrorist safe house and a bomb factory. Forensic science teams have found traces of explosives in flat No 58 and the rubbish chute as well as a substantial cache of bombmaking chemicals in a lock-up garage.
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