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Life in prison for New York bomb plotter

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Life in prison for New York bomb plotter

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The man who tried to detonate a car bomb in New York’s Times Square has been sentenced to life in prison.
 
Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty in June to ten weapons and terrorism charges.
 
He admitted setting a car bomb on May 1st in the centre of New York which failed to go off.
 
During his trial, Faisal Shahzad said he received bomb making training from the Pakistani Taliban who also provided him with explosives and more than 15 thousand dollars to fund the plot.