Iraqi doctor faces life for failed London, Glasgow attacks

LONDON, (AFP) – - An Iraqi doctor found guilty of trying to murder hundreds of people in failed car bombings in London and Glasgow faces a life behind bars as he awaits sentencing here on Wednesday.

Bilal Abdulla, 29, who was born in Britain but raised in Iraq, was also found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court in southeast London on Tuesday of conspiracy to cause explosions for the failed attacks in June 2007.

During the trial, he admitted he was a “terrorist” but accused the British government of terrorism too for invading Iraq — and maintained he was not trying to kill or injure anyone.

His co-defendant Mohammed Asha, a 28-year-old Jordanian neurologist, was cleared on both counts.

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