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Fifteen years in prison for man who bomb left behind in metro London

Fifteen years in prison for man who bomb left behind in metro London

A court in London has a twenty-year-old man sentenced to fifteen years in prison for plotting an attack. The man had, in October 2016, a self-made bomb, left in a wagon from the busy Jubilee underground line in the British capital.

It was going to be an explosive filled with steel balls that the man in a backpack had left. The attempt was foiled because another traveler is not familiar, and alarm struck. That happened at the station North Greenwich.

The motives of the man, who has an autistic disorder, are not clear. According to the court, he was not radicalised, reported British media. He was interested in islam, but it was not by jihadist terror inspired.

The man has told the police stated that it is a runaway Halloween-joke went. He made the bomb with a cheap alarm clock and on the basis of a manual of al-Qaeda that he was on the internet had found.

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