3 guilty in plot to kill troops; Toledo verdict hailed as 1st on 'home-grown' terrorism cell
By MARK REITER
BLADE STAFF WRITER
The convictions yesterday of three local men of Middle Eastern descent for terrorist-related crimes are being hailed by the federal government as a landmark victory in the war on terrorism.
Mohammad Amawi, Marwan El-Hindi, and Wassim Mazloum were found guilty by a jury in U.S. District Court in Toledo of conspiring to plan attacks to kill or injure U.S. troops in Iraq and other countries - a crime that carries a maximum penalty of life in prison - and providing materials and support to terrorists.A sentencing date has not been scheduled.
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