United States: The alleged perpetrator of the attack in the New York subway charged with terrorism

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on 08.05.2022 at 11:29 a.m.

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Frank Robert James, the alleged perpetrator of last month’s attack on the New York subway, was charged with terrorism on Saturday. /Photo taken on April 13, 2022/REUTERS/Stephen Yang


STEPHEN YANG

(Reuters) – The suspected perpetrator of last month’s New York City subway attack was charged with terrorism on Saturday.

The suspect, Frank Robert James, threw a smoke bomb and then opened fire on a subway train at rush hour, injuring 23 people.

If convicted of terrorism, Frank Robert James, 62, could be sentenced to life in prison.

(Report Daniel Trotta; French version Camille Raynaud)

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