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U.S. jury convicts Pakistani tied to al Qaeda bomb plot

Mar 05, 2015    

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was convicted on Wednesday on U.S. charges of conspiring with al Qaeda to bomb targets in Europe and the United States.Abid Naseer, 28, was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn of providing material support to al Qaeda and conspiring to use a destructive device.Naseer remained expressionless as the jury returned the verdict after less than two days of deliberations. He faces life in prison.U.S. prosecutors said Naseer led an al Qaeda cell plotting to bomb a shopping centre in Manchester, England, in April 2009.The proposed attack was one of three plot...

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