Explosion with similar explosives to those of Abdulmutallab
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Underwear bomber Abdulmutallab sentenced to life

A Nigerian man accused of trying to bomb a US-bound flight on Christmas Day 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a commercial plane as a would-be suicide mission for al-Qaeda.

Steve Kingstone reports.

  • 16 Feb 2012
  • From the section World
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