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Pakistani American Charged in Mumbai Terror Attacks

December 7, 2009 - 12:59 PM | by: Mike Levine

A Chicago man who was arrested in October for allegedly planning terrorist attacks against a Danish newspaper has now been charged for his alleged role in the Mumbai terrorist attacks that happened a year earlier, in November 2008, and claimed the lives of nearly 170 people.

David Coleman Headley, 49,(Daood Gilani) was charged in a 12-count criminal information with six counts of conspiracy to bomb public places in India, to murder and maim people in India and Denmark, to provide material support to foreign terrorist plots and another offenses.

This latest development comes after federal prosecutors said months ago that Headley attended terrorist training camps in Pakistan in 2002 and 2003, and that he planned with the group Lashkar e Tayyiba to attack the Danish newspaper for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, which offend

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