Two men living in Sydney on Thursday were accused of crimes related to terror and appeared on Friday in court in PARRAMATTA. Another man remains in police custody. The fourth suspect was released.
After the takeover of the plane was exposed, the authorities have called him an Islamist plot, but by Friday of the scheduled offence was not linked with a specific terrorist group.
Potential attackers planned to deploy EVI on a flight of Etihad Airways on July 15. The device is not passed by the reception Desk of the airline, and was conducted subsequent security check at the airport using fictitious device. The man who wanted to put the EVI in the plane, was the older brother of the two accused men. The defendants received bomb parts in Australia and gathered that, in the opinion of the police was "fully functioning" of the VCA.
In addition to the seizure of the aircraft the terrorists planned to create "improvised device for chemical dispersion". It was assumed that the device will be used for the dispersion of a toxic chemical in "enclosed spaces, perhaps in public transport". Saturday in Sydney, there have been numerous raids in Sydney, including in suburbs of Surry Hills, Lakemba, Wiley Park and Punchbowl.
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