MI5 spy nearly BEHEADED in London by twisted Islamic State fighters
The spy had been working on an operation to monitor ISIS jihadis in the UK but did not realise the militants were using counter surveillance to track him.
In new book Soldier Spy, the MI5 agent, who writes under the pen name Tom Marcus, revealed how the jihadis lured him to a dark alleyway as part of a plan to hold him in a north London flat where he was to be brutally butchered.
Marcus claims he foiled the plan in the nick of time and that the flat was raided.
The search found the jihadis had lined the floor with plastic sheeting, and that a black flag, three butchers' knives and a video... read more
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