United Kingdom foils terror plot to blow up Downing Street gates, kill PM

The Associated Press

"Essentially police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the prime minister", said Sky's Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt. There have been at least five terrorist attacks or attempted attacks in Britain so far this year, Sky News reports.

Security officials believe the alleged Islamist plot is the ninth to have been thwarted since March this year. According to the Independent, Rahman and Imran on Wednesday to be tried before the court in Westminster.

A weeks-long investigation into the case culminated last week with the arrests of two men on charges of preparing acts of terrorism, according to the report.

The men were arrested last week following a joint operation by MI5, the UK's counter-terrorism security service, and police.

A spokesman for the United Kingdom prime minister says Britain has thwarted nine plots to kill Theresa May in the last 12 months.

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Information about the suspected plot was first released by Andrew Parker, the head of Britain's domestic intelligence service, MI5.

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, has been remanded in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

So far, there have been no comments from 10 Downing Street.

A spokesperson for the MI5 said that cabinet ministers heard that while the terror organization Islamic State (IS) had suffered defeat in Iraq and Syria, it did not mean the terror threat was over, but instead was spreading into new areas.

Butt appeared on the security radar a number of times and was on bail for fraud on June 3 when he, Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane killed eight people in a knife and van attack.

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