Australia: Two men are charged by counter-terror police as part of a ‘sophisticated terrorist network’


Two men have been charged over their alleged involvement in a terror network that operated in Queensland.

Gabriel Crazzi, 34, was arrested in Logan, south of Brisbane, and Ahmed Talib, 31, was arrested in Melbourne during the police sting on Thursday.

The pair were allegedly ‘senior players’ of a terror network that operated out of south-east Queensland and paid foreign fighters to travel to Syria and fight for Jabhat al-Nusra in 2012 and 2013.

One of the alleged recruits is said to have been Ahmed Succarieh, who became Australia’s first suicide bomber after he drove an explosive-laden truck into a military checkpoint in Syria in 2013.

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Source: Mail Online