New York jury finds New Jersey man guilty of planting Manhattan bombs in 2016

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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 11:35 AM

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, a 29-year-old U.S. citizen who was born in Afghanistan, faces a mandatory life sentence in prison after his conviction on charges including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place.

(Reporting by Anthony Lin; Editing by Bernadette Baum)