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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 12:08 AM
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Terror suspect charged in 5 U.S. soldiers' deaths
Source: CBC

An Edmonton man accused of playing a role in a bombing that killed five American soldiers was arraigned in their deaths by a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, N.Y. Friday.

Sayfildin Tahir Sharif, a Canadian citizen, faces charges of aiding in the murder of five soldiers who were slain on April 10, 2009 when a truck filled with explosives blew up near the gate of Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq.

Sharif is also charged with conspiring to kill Americans abroad and providing material support to a terrorist conspiracy.

His Edmonton-based lawyer, Bob Aloneissi, only learned of the latest developments in the case through the media.

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