Accused New York bomber indicted in connection with explosion

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Posted: Nov 16, 2016 4:51 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The man accused of injuring more than two dozen people in September bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey was indicted on Wednesday, as federal prosecutors added further charges against him.

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 28, was charged in an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court with eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction in an explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 30 people.

(Reporting by Nate Raymond in New York; Editing by Peter Cooney)