Congratulations to our outstanding law enforcement and counter terrorism agencies for detecting this plot. Despite a difficult task, these agencies have performed excellently well in counter terrorism operations during the past few years, and for that we owe a great debt.
Other than that, this is only another day for Melbourne, a city of the increasingly Islamized Australia.
“Police raids in Melbourne’s Northern suburbs”, Herald Sun, December 23, 2016:
A SUICIDE bombing was allegedly part of the terror plot aimed at Melbourne’s CBD landmarks, the Herald Sun can reveal.
Guns and knives were also expected to be used in the attack, which had allegedly been planned for Christmas Day.
Three men have appeared in court after police foiled the alleged plot to attack Federation Square, St Paul’s Cathedral and Flinders St Station.
A fourth man, a 22-year-old from Broadmeadows, was tonight charged with committing acts in preparation or planning for a terrorist act.
He was remanded to face the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday morning.
Abdullah Chaarani faced a brief proceeding before magistrate Kay Robertson.
Chaarani, dressed in a black Adidas T-shirt and grey Everlast tracksuit pants, casually stretched his neck and nodded to two completely veiled women sitting in the public gallery.
A prosecutor asked for an extended time to prepare the brief because of the large amount of digital material that needed to be processed.
The 26-year-old is facing one charge of preparing for a terrorist act between December 1 and yesterday…