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Apr 22, 2021 6:05 PM CDT
Subway Bomber Gets Life
Akayed Ullah had planned to die, but pipe bomb barely exploded
- A judge sentenced a Bangladeshi immigrant to life in prison Thursday, saying he plotted to carry out a "barbaric and heinous" plot to kill as many people as he could with a suicide bombing in New York City's subway beneath Times Square in 2017. Akayed Ullah, 31, was...
NYC Subway Bomber:
I Was Mad at Trump
Nov 6, 2018 4:32 PM CST
NYC Subway Bomber: I Was Mad at Trump
Akayed Ullah convicted of terrorism charges
- A Bangladeshi immigrant convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges after setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour told the trial judge he was angry at President Donald Trump and didn't carry out the attack for the Islamic State group. The verdict...
He Brought Meds to
Rohingya. His Next Role:
NYC Bomb Suspect
Dec 20, 2017 9:29 AM CST
He Brought Meds to Rohingya. His Next Role: NYC Bomb Suspect
Akayed Ullah visited refugee camps in September, was angered by Muslims 'living in hell'
- Weeks before he would be accused of detonating a bomb in a New York subway corridor, Akayed Ullah was a "happy" religious man, so "loving and giving" that he traveled hundreds of miles, at one point sleeping under a tree, to deliver medicine to Rohingya refugees. That's...
NYC Bomb Suspect Told
Trump He 'Failed' on Facebook
Dec 12, 2017 11:49 AM CST
NYC Bomb Suspect Told Trump He 'Failed' on Facebook
Per the five-count complaint filed against Akayed Ullah Tuesday
- Before detonating a pipe bomb near Times Square Monday morning, Akayed Ullah reportedly took the time to update his Facebook status—and his message was about President Trump. The detail comes via the five-count federal complaint filed against him Tuesday (NPR posts the complaint in full here ), and
NYC Bombing Suspect
Came to US in 2011
Dec 12, 2017 1:43 AM CST
NYC Bombing Suspect Came to US in 2011
Akayed Ullah carried bomb on 55-minute subway ride
- The man accused of detonating a bomb in a subway corridor near Times Square Monday morning carried the device strapped to himself on a 55-minute subway ride from his Brooklyn home, law enforcement officials say. Akayed Ullah, who came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011, injured himself and three...
Mayor: NYC Pipe Bomb Blast
Was Attempted Terror Attack
Dec 11, 2017 9:40 AM CST
Mayor: NYC Pipe Bomb Blast Was Attempted Terror Attack
Man in custody; he and 3 others were injured, but all are expected to survive
- A man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour. The man and three others were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries in what...
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