US official: NYC bomb suspect to face terror charges

May 4, 2010 20:39

WASHINGTON — US Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said the suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing would face charges of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.

Faisal Shahzad, a naturalized US citizen from Pakistan, is under arrest for the failed bombing. Holder says Shahzad is talking to investigators and has provided valuable information.

Holder described the failed bombing as a very serious terrorist plot intended to kill Americans.

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