Jan 7, 2010

Underwear bomber indicted on several counts

Umar Farouq Abdulmuttalab, the terrorist who tried to blow up Northwest flight 253 on Christmas Day with explosives hidden in his underwear, has been indicted on several counts:

1 Attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

2. Attempted murder within an aircraft in the jurisdiction of the US.

3. Willful attempt to destroy an aircraft within the jurisdiction of the US.

4. Willfully placing a destructive device on an aircraft, which was likely to endanger safety of such aircraft.

5. Possession of a firearm/destructive in furtherance of a crime of violence.