Teen jailed for plot­ting Lon­don bomb at­tack

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

A Bri­tish teenager was sen­tenced Mon­day to at least 16 ½ years in prison for plot­ting a bomb­ing whose po­ten­tial tar­gets in­cluded an El­ton John con­cert on the 15th an­niver­sary of the Sept. 11 at­tacks. Ha­roon Syed, who was ar­rested last year, ad­mit­ted plan­ning ter­ror­ist acts. Pass­ing sen­tence at Lon­don’s Cen­tral Crim­i­nal Court, judge Michael Topol­ski said Syed, 19, had been in­tent on “car­ry­ing out an act of mass mur­der in this coun­try.”

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