Teenage Parsons Green Tube bomber jailed for life
An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was today sentenced to life imprisonment for placing a bomb on a London underground train which partially exploded, injuring 51 people last year. Ahmed Hassan was directed to serve a minimum of 34 years behind bars before being considered for parole at the end of a murder trial at the Old Bailey court in London. The court was told that Hassan blamed the UK for his father’s death in Iraq and was “disappointed” when the bomb only partly detonated in a huge fireball. “Your intention that morning was to kill as many members of the…
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