1993 World Trade Center bomber dies in prison

Convicted terrorist Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, 78, mastermind of the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993, has died in prison, reports Amy R. Connolly of UPI.

Rahmancommonly known as the “Blind Sheikh,” was serving life in prison for murdering six adults and an unborn child and injuring around 1,000 people in the terrorist attack. He was plotting other attacks that were foiled. He was believed to be involved in a variety of other terrorist attacks.

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