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Zambia Deports Terrorism Suspect to Britain


Zambia has deported a terrorism suspect to Britain.

British citizen Haroon Rashid Aswat was put on a plane to London from Lusaka Sunday morning. He had been in Zambian custody since July 20.

Media reports have linked him to the fatal bombings on London's transit system on July 7, but British authorities have not confirmed this.

Mr. Aswat is wanted in the United States in connection with an alleged attempt to set up a terrorist training camp in the western state of Oregon.

He spent time in South Africa and Botswana before entering Zambia in early July.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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