US: Suspected terrorist charged with supporting al Qaeda
A 30-year-old Moroccan has been indicted on charges he helped the al Qaeda network plot terror attacks.
New York: A 30-year-old Moroccan has been
indicted on charges he helped the al Qaeda network plot
Abdeladim El-Kebir was charged with conspiring to provide
material support, including personnel, training, lethal
substances and explosives, to al Qaeda.
A federal grand jury in Brooklyn returned an indictment
against El-Kebir, who was arrested by German law enforcement
officials on April 29, 2011, and is currently in custody
He was living in Germany illegally after having lived in
the country on a student visa.
If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life
Moroccan native El-Kebir and two other men arrested in
Germany were making a bomb on al Qaeda`s order that could be
used in a crowded place.
According to authorities, El Kebir received training in
an al Qaeda camp near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border after
which he returned to Germany to carry out the attack.