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Italy will extradite London bombing suspect within 35 days

[JURIST] An Italian court Wednesday ordered that Ethiopian-born Hamdi Issac, a suspect in the failed July 21 London transport attacks [JURIST report], be extradited to Britain [JURIST report] within 35 days. The three judge panel allowed the 35-day delay so that Italian authorities could complete their investigation into Issac's activities. Issac, who has admitted his participation in the attacks, was arrested in Rome on July 29 [JURIST report] and has vowed to appeal the extradition and hopes to face trial in Italy. AP has more.

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