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Al Qaeda In Iraq Boasted Of U.K. Terror Plot This Spring

British Church Official: Group Leader Warned "Those Who Cure You Will Kill You"

More evidence of a possible link between the British car bomb plotters and al Qaeda in Iraq emerged Wednesday, as a respected British church official based in Baghdad said one of the group's leaders boasted to him of plans to attack Britain.

Cannon Andrew White is quoted by The Times newspaper as saying an al Qaeda in Iraq leader told him in the spring that "those who cure you will kill you".

The quote by White, who CBS News correspondent Sheila MacVicar says is well-regarded and frequently plays an active role in Middle East issues, strikes an eerie chord in Britain; all eight of the suspects in the plot were doctors or medical workers with ties to the country's National Health Service.

White told The Times he had informed Britain's Foreign Office of the general warning from the al Qaeda leade

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Added: Jul-4-2007 
By: ECH1969
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Iraq, News
Tags: Iraq, War, Zarqawi, Bush, Baghdad, al-Qaeda
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