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Second suspect pleads guilty to terror charges in Buffalo

The second of six Yemeni-Americans accused of training at an al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan months before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks pleaded guilty Monday to charges of supporting the terrorist group. The government’s agreement with Shafal Mosed, 24, is expected to set off a string of similar plea bargains with the four remaining defendants as prosecutors move to conclude their investigation of a suspected terror cell based in Lackawanna, N.Y. Authorities had feared that the men, all accused of attending terror training at the Al-Farooq camp near Kandahar, Afghanistan, were awaiting orders from al-Qaeda leaders to carry out attacks in the United States. But officials acknowledged Monday that there was no evidence to suggest that the group was involved in a plot. As part of the plea agreement, Mosed admitted that he purchased an al-Qaeda training uniform and attended the camp from April 2001 to June 2001. Full Story

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