NY bomb plotter Faisal indicted on 10 counts

http://news-updations.blogspot.comNew York: The man who suspected of trying to set off a car bomb in New York's Times Square on May 1 was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday on terrorism-related charges.

Pakistani-born Faisal Shahzad, who became a US citizen last year, and was indicted on 10 charges, including attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and attempted terrorism transcending national borders.

He faces life in prison if convicted and has been cooperating with the authorities since he was arrested, officials said.

"(The) 10-count indictment returned in the Southern District of New York charges Faisal Shahzad with conspiring with the Pakistani Taliban to wreak death and the destruction in Times Square," US Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement.

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