US jails Pakistani for life

Aafia Siddiqui was convicted by a New York court of attempting to kill US military personnel in Afghanistan.

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    A Pakistani scientist convicted of attempting to kill US military personnel has been sentenced to 86 years in prison.
     
    Aafia Siddiqui's sentence was handed down by a federal New York court on Thursday.

    The case has been closely watched in Pakistan, where for months people have been demonstrating and calling for her release.

    Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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