Three charged over 7/7 bombings

OK, let’s see.  What do all of these people have in common? Well, they are all Arabs between 18 and 30.  Racially profiling is BAAAAAAD! It’s effective, but it’s bad. 

BBC NEWS | UK | Three charged over 7/7 bombings

Three men have been charged in connection with the 7 July suicide bombings in London. Mohammed Shakil, 30, Waheed Ali, 23, and Sadeer Saleem, 26, were charged with conspiracy to cause explosions on transport or at tourist attractions.

Scotland Yard said the hunt for those involved in the bombings was not over and more arrests were expected.

Four suicide attacks killed 52 people on three London Underground trains and a bus in 2005.


Mr Shakil, from Beeston, West Yorkshire, and Mr Ali, from Tower Hamlets, east London, who was previously known as Shipon Ullah, were boarding a flight to Pakistan at Manchester Airport when they were detained in March.

Mr Saleem, also from Beeston, was arrested at an address in Leeds.

The three are accused of conspiring with the 7 July bombers between the 1 November 2004 and the 29 June 2005 to cause explosions on the London transport system or at tourist attractions in the city.

“The allegation is that they were involved in reconnaissance and planning for a plot with those ultimately responsible for the bombings on the 7 July before the plan was finalised,” said Sue Hemming, head of the Counter Terrorism Division of the Crown Prosecution Service.

I firmly believe that there are other people who have knowledge of what lay behind the attack in July 2005

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Peter Clarke

Bombers Mohammad Sidique Khan, 30, Shehzad Tanweer, 22, Germaine Lindsay, 19, and Hasib Hussain, 18, all died in the blasts, and the latest charges are the first to be made over the attacks.


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