Isis agent tried to recruit undercover reporter for London Bridge attack
September 05, 2017
An Islamic State agent tried to persuade an undercover reporter to carry out an attack on London Bridge, a year before eight people were killed and dozens injured at the landmark, it has been claimed.
A special report by BBC Inside Out London said the agent had encouraged one of its journalists to target London Bridge, suggesting he could do it alone or in a group.
The same agent also revealed explicit terrorist tutorials on the dark web with details the BBC said bore striking similarities to the attack on London Bridge on 3 June, in which all three assailants – Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22 – were shot and killed by police at the scene. Read more