Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad pleads guilty


The suspect in an alleged attempt to bomb New York's Time Square has pleaded guilty in a Manhattan court.

Faisal Shahzad is accused of receiving funds and training from the Taliban in Pakistan to carry out the plot.

A petrol and propane bomb was left in a sports utility vehicle near Broadway theatres on 1 May but failed to ignite.

The Pakistani-born US citizen said that unless the US left Islamic countries "we will be attacking US".

Laura Trevelyan reports from New York.

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