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An Afghan immigrant and former airport shuttle bus driver accused of plotting to detonate bombs in
New York has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.


LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: An alleged Al Qaeda operative has pleaded guilty to charges that he planned
to detonate bombs in the New York subway system.

Najibullah Zazi is a former airport shuttle bus driver. He's pleaded guilty to three charges,
including conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and providing material support to Al Qaeda.
The US Government says it was one of the most serious threats since 2001.

ERIC HOLDER, US ATTORNEY-GENERAL: This attempted attack on our homeland was real. It was in motion.
And it would have been deadly.

LEIGH SALES: The 25-year-old was arrested last year after driving from Denver to New York just
before the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

US officials claim he'd received training from Al Qaeda in Pakistan.