Spies brought in to tackle far-right terror threat in UK, home secretary says


Intelligence agencies are being brought in to help tackle the rising far-right terror threat in Britain, the home secretary has announced after a series of attempted attacks.

At least four far-right terror plots have been foiled since March 2017, with one man admitting planning to bomb a mosque earlier this week and another accused of stabbing a man in an anti-Muslim rampage inspired by the Christchurchshooting.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said the remit of the MI5-led Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) was being extended “to include assessing the threat posed by extreme right-wing terrorism”.

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Source: The Independent