Al-Zarqawi, 12 others indicted in Jordan on terror charges

Jordan's military prosecutor Sunday indicted Abu-Musab al-Zarqawi and twelve other suspects on charges of plotting to attack the US Embassy in Amman and various Jordanian government targets with chemical and conventional weapons. The seven formal counts include conspiring to commit terror attacks, possessing and manufacturing explosive material and affiliation with a group linked to al-Qaida. The Jordanian-born Al-Zarqawi is believed responsible for several recent beheadings of hostages in Iraq; he and and 3 others will be tried by Jordan in absentia in November. AP has more.

 

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