Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been indicted in Manhattan federal court for the September bombing and attempted bombing in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood that injured 30 people, ABC 7 NY reports.
Rahami, 28, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was charged in an eight-count indictment for offenses related to his alleged execution and attempted execution of bombings in New York City on September 17.
“Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been indicted in New York and separately charged in New Jersey for allegedly planting and detonating bombs that resulted in numerous injuries,” said, Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord. “The bomb that exploded in Chelsea shattered windows hundreds of yards away and propelled a 100-pound dumpster over 120 feet, injuring over 30 people. Now indicted by a grand jury, Rahimi will face justice in a federal court for his alleged violent acts of terrorism.” Read more at ABC 7 NY.