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Islamic Extremist Gets Life for Killing 2 US Airmen

Arid Uka shot at servicemen in Frankfurt last year

(Newser) - An Islamic extremist who killed two US airmen bound for Afghanistan at Frankfurt airport last year and injured two others was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison today. The state court in Frankfurt convicted 22-year-old Arid Uka of two counts of murder. It also found him guilty... More »

Germany Suspects Islamism in Attack on US Forces

Suspected shooter's family says he's devout Muslim, but can't comprehend act

(Newser) - The attack on a busload of US Air Force troops that killed two at Frankfurt airport is being investigated as a possible act of Islamic terrorism, German prosecutors said today. Two airmen were also wounded late yesterday when a man identified as a 21-year-old ethnic Albanian from Kosovo fired on... More »

2 US Troops Killed in Frankfurt Shooting

Gunman attacks troops' bus near airport

(Newser) - The US Air Force says two of its airmen have been killed and two wounded in a shooting outside Frankfurt airport. Spokeswoman Maj. Beverly Mock said that German police have the suspect in this afternoon's shooting in custody and that she could not release any further details on the victims... More »

Suspects Plotted Horror to Mark 9/11 Anniversary

German cell targeted Ramstein base

(Newser) - The three suspected terrorists arrested in Germany Tuesday, who were planning car bomb attacks on the Frankfurt Airport and the US base at Ramstein, had been under such close surveillance as they made their preparations that police were able to secretly swap the potent hydrogen peroxide they were using to... More »

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