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Arraignment planned in NYC subway pipe bomb attack

AP  |  New York 

A Bangladeshi immigrant faces numerous charges in the failed pipe bombing of the system.

Akayed Ullah is scheduled for arraignment today on an indictment that includes charges of providing material support to a terrorist organization and using a weapon of mass destruction.

Ullah was the only person seriously hurt on December 11 when the bomb went off in a corridor linking the to the bus terminal in

Authorities said Ullah taunted on before the attack. The later demanded tightened immigration rules.

Prosecutors say he wanted to cause carnage to avenge U.S. aggression toward the Islamic State group. The pipe bomb did not fully explode.

His had no immediate comment.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:55 IST