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DEVELOPING: Charges Detailed for Thwarted Times Square Terrorist Attack

WASHINGTON (ALBOENEWS) — The Department of Justice released a report on Friday detailing their charges against 3 people suspected of plotting a 2016 terror attack on Times Square.

The attack planned to have bombs placed in Times Square and the New York subway system, as well as shooting civilians at concert venues. The three people charged were: Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, a 19-year-old Canadian citizen; Talha Haroon, a 19-year-old U.S. citizen residing in Pakistan; and Russell Salic, a 37-year-old Philippine citizen. Bahnasawy has pled guilty to terrorism offenses, and the other two have been arrested in other countries, and are expected to be extradited to the United States.

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