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'Lackawanna Six' Figure Sentenced

The U.S.-born man accused of leading the others to an Al Qaeda camp gets 10 years. A 26-year-old man who prosecutors said led a group of American recruits to an Al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan received a 10-year prison sentence Wednesday for supporting the terrorist organization. Yahya Goba, who was born in the Bronx and spent part of his childhood in Yemen, knew before leaving Lackawanna, N.Y., for the Al Farooq camp near Kandahar that it was associated with Osama bin Laden, authorities said. All the defendants in the “Lackawanna Six” case who attended the camp, where the use of explosives and weapons was taught, have pleaded guilty to single counts of providing support or resources to a dedicated foreign terrorist organization. Goba was the fourth to be sentenced. Full Story

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