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Ahmed Ghailani jailed for life over bomb conspiracy

The first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a US civilian court has begun serving a life sentence.

Tanzanian Ahmed Ghailani, 36, was found guilty in November of conspiracy to damage or destroy US property with explosives but was cleared of murder.

The charges related to the 1998 bombing of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Elise Meakin reports.

  • 26 Jan 2011
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