Italy to extradite suspect in failed London bomb attacks

[JURIST] Hamdi Issac, one of four suspects in a spate of failed bomb attacks [JURIST report] in London on July 21, will be extradited Thursday to the UK, Italian sources reported Wednesday. The Italian high court had previously upheld a ruling [JURIST report] that Issac had to be extradited to British authorities within 35 days under a new EU arrest warrant [EU backgrounder]. Issac faces several terrorism charges in Italy under the country's new anti-terror laws. He was arrested [JURIST report] at his brother's apartment in Rome a week after managing to leave the UK on a train to Paris. Three other suspects in the attacks are currently being held by UK authorities. AKI has more.

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