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First suspect in failed July 21 London bombings charged

[JURIST] London police Wednesday charged 23-year-old Ismael Abdurahman with withholding information about the failed July 21 bombing attacks [JURIST report] on London's bus and subway systems. The charge alleges that Abdurahman "had information he knew or believed may be of material assistance in securing the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of another person in the UK for an offense involving the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism." Police claim Abdurahman, one of 37 arrested in connection with second attack, learned the information sometime between July 23 and July 28. He is set to appear before Bow Street Magistrates' Court [Wikipedia backgrounder] in London on Thursday. AP has more.

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