Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the convicted terrorist who planted two pressure-cooker bombs on New York City streets was sentenced Tuesday to multiple life terms in prison.
Rahimi, 29, was convicted in October of planting pressure-cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey on Sept. 17, 2016. — 30 people were injured by shrapnel when the crude device detonated.
The blast in New York City happened hours after a small pipe bomb went off during a Marine Corps 5K run in Seaside Heights, N.J. No one was injured in that explosion because the race had been delayed. A subsequent two-day manhunt ended in a shootout with police in New Jersey, where Rahimi was shot several times. No police were wounded. Continue reading