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UK police charge two suspects over July 21 attacks

August 7, 2005

LONDON (Reuters) – British police charged two more prime
suspects on Sunday in connection with the failed attempts to
bomb London’s transport system on July 21, a police spokesman
said.

London police said Ibrahim Muktar Said, 27, and Ramzi
Mohammed, 23, accused of planting bombs on the transport
network, were charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to
murder.

Each of the charges carries a maximum sentence of life
imprisonment.

On Saturday, Yassin Hassan Omar, 24, the first of the four
main suspects named by police in their investigation into the
July 21 attacks was charged.

The attacks came exactly two weeks after similar strikes by
suspected suicide bombers killed 52 passengers on three
underground trains and a bus.

Police said a fourth man, Manfo Kwaku Asiedu, 32, was
charged on Sunday with conspiracy to murder and conspiring to
cause an explosion on July 21.

Two others, named as Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, 30, and
Wharbi Mohammed, 22, were charged with helping people to resist
arrest.

All those charged will appear in court in east London on
Monday.