Australia: Pakistani-born man convicted of plotting terror attack

Australia: Pakistani-born man convicted of plotting terror attack
Australia: Pakistani-born man convicted of plotting terror attack

Faheem Khalid Lodhi, 36, became the third Australian convicted under federal anti-terrorism laws passed in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.

Prosecutors accused Lodhi, 36, of using a false name in October 2003 to buy two maps of Australia's electricity supply grid and of using a false business name, Eagle Flyers, to inquire about buying chemicals capable of making explosives.

He was also accused of keeping a handwritten notebook containing instructions for making bombs, detonators and poisons, the AP reports.

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