‘Pakistan Taliban’ behind Times Square bomb plot

BBC News

The US has evidence the Pakistani Taliban was behind the attempted car bombing in New York’s Times Square, Attorney General Eric Holder says.

Mr Holder said the militants helped to facilitate the plot, and "probably helped finance it".

US officials had previously rejected claims by the group that it was behind the 1 May plot.

A Pakistani-born US citizen has been charged with the attempted bombing in New York’s tourist quarter a week ago.

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