Islamic State supporter plotted ‘lone wolf’ attack on barracks using drone to drop weapons, court told

An Isil supporter plotted a “lone wolf” attack on a military site by adapting drones to drop weapons, a court heard.

Hisham Muhammad, 25, allegedly sketched designs and built prototypes to work out how they could be used to launch an attack on an army barracks in Greater Manchester.

He also amassed a stash of weapons at his rented home in Whitefield, Bury, including axes, bear claws and a machete, a jury at the Old Bailey heard.

His landlord called the police when he found knives and what he thought was a bomb at the three-bedroom terrace property, where Muhammad lived with his 24-year-old cousin Faisal Abu Ahmad.

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Source: The Telegraph