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UK police charge 17th person for failed London bombings

[JURIST] British police Friday charged Muhedin Ali, 27, in connection with the attempt to bomb the London subway and a bus on July 21, 2005. Ali was arrested January 17 and is charged with helping another bomber, Hussein Osman, evade arrest. Ali is the 17th person charged over the attacks that failed when the bombs did not detonate. The attempted attacks were scheduled two weeks after a suicide bombing attack [JURIST news archive] that killed 52 people and the bombers themselves. The individuals who have been arrested and indicted are scheduled to stand trial in September. AP has more.

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