Student appears in UK court on London bombing charges

[JURIST] Adel Yahya, a 23-year old student, appeared in a London court Friday after being charged under the Terrorism Act of 2000 [text] with conspiracy to cause explosions in connection with his alleged role in planning a failed series of attacks [JURIST report] on the London transit system on July 21, 2005, two weeks after the devastating July 7 London bombings [JURIST news archive] killed 56 people - including four suicide bombers - and injured some 700. Five other men, Muktar Said Ibrahim, Ramzi Mohamed, Yassin Omar, Hussein Osman and Manfo Kwaku Asiedu, have already been charged [JURIST report] with conspiracy to murder. Ten more face charges for failing to cooperate with the investigation and assisting suspects in evading arrest. Yahya is believed to have conspired with Ibrahim, Omar, Osman, and Asiedu. BBC News has more.

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