Nov 6, 2018

NYC subway bomber convicted on terrorism charges

Policeman in Times Square

A policeman stands guard in Times Square not far from the site of a pipe bomb explosion on Dec. 11, 2017. Photo: John Moore via Getty Images

Akayed Ullah, who was arrested in December after detonating a pipe bomb in a subway station near Times Square, has been convicted on terrorism charges, AP reports.

Details: Ullah is a Bangladeshi immigrant who came to the U.S. in 2011. He admitted during police interrogation that his attempted attack, which resulted in several injuries, was retaliation against U.S. military attacks against ISIS in Syria, reports the N.Y. Times.

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