Muslims fear backlash over plot to blow up the Queen next weekend

British jihadi’s VJ Day plot to bomb the Queen in Central London: Police and MI5 in race against time to foil Boston Marathon-style IED ‘spectacular’ next Saturday

British jihadis plan to blow up the Queen next weekend at an event to mark the anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The Mail on Sunday can reveal that police and MI5 are involved in a frantic race against time to thwart the assassination plot being orchestrated from Syria by Islamic State commanders.

The extremists aim to strike on Saturday by exploding a deadly pressure cooker bomb during events in Central London to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day – Victory in Japan.

Such an attack, if successful, would cause high casualties and represent the realisation of long-held fears of a terror ‘spectacular’ by home-based Muslim extremists.

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