United States: The alleged perpetrator of the attack in the New York subway charged with terrorism

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on 08.05.2022 at 11:29 a.m.

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UNITED STATES: ALLEGED AUTHOR OF NEW YORK SUBWAY ATTACK CHARGED WITH TERRORISM

Frank Robert James, the alleged perpetrator of last month’s attack on the New York subway, was charged with terrorism on Saturday. /Photo taken on April 13, 2022/REUTERS/Stephen Yang


STEPHEN YANG

(Reuters) – The suspected perpetrator of last month’s New York City subway attack was charged with terrorism on Saturday.

The suspect, Frank Robert James, threw a smoke bomb and then opened fire on a subway train at rush hour, injuring 23 people.

If convicted of terrorism, Frank Robert James, 62, could be sentenced to life in prison.

(Report Daniel Trotta; French version Camille Raynaud)

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