Jihadists ‘planned maximum casualties’ at Sydney army base

Five men plotted to storm an Australian army base with high-powered weapons and shoot as many people as possible to further the cause of Islam, a court heard on Monday.

Melbourne’s Supreme Court heard the men, who have been linked with Islamic extremists in Somalia, planned to continue their rampage at Sydney’s Holsworthy army barracks until they were killed or captured.


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This post was last updated: Nov. 21, 2013