German court convicts bomb plotters

Four men found guilty over plans to bomb US targets in Germany.

    The four men had admitted planning bomb attacks on US targets in Germany [AFP]

    Daniel Schneider, who fired at a police officer during an escape attempt, was also sentenced to 12 years.

    Both men were converts to Islam.

    The state court sentenced Adem Yilmaz, a Turkish citizen, to 11 years and Atilla Selek, a German citizen of Turkish origin, to five years.


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