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Italians Say London Suspect Lacks Wide Terrorist Ties

The suspect arrested here in the failed London bombings of July 21 appears to have been part of an “impromptu” group without ties to any broader terrorist network in Italy, Italian antiterror investigators said Monday. “In the present state of the investigation, from his contacts with others, we can say that no links exist with a terrorist group active in Italy,” Prefect Carlo De Stefano, a top official in the antiterror police, told reporters here in the most detailed public account of the arrest. He added that it was “very probable,” from the Italian investigation, that the suspect, Hussain Osman, who also uses the name Hamdi Issac, did not have links with any organized terror group. “In this case, it seems like we are in front of an impromptu group that acted alone,” he said.Full Story

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