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Radical Islamic preacher and self-styled Sheikh Mohammed Junaid Thorne has asked Allah to "destroy those who plot against us" and issued a message to supporters declaring this morning's raids as an attack on "Islam and Muslims".

The 25-year-old Perth preacher, who has been conducting spiritual healing sessions in Sydney and gave the final sermon at the controversial Al-Risalah Islamic Centre, said the terror raids were "more than what a sane person can bare".

Thorne described living in Australia as "Arab countries back in the medieval days" and said intelligence agencies were invading "our privacies".


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