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3 sentenced in attack on Serb war criminal

LONDON | A British judge has sentenced three convicted murderers to additional prison terms for attacking a Bosnian Serb war criminal in his jail cell.

Radislav Krstic was hospitalized after the slashing attack at Wakefield prison in northern England in May.

Judge Richard Henriques said Monday the three Muslim defendants slashed the former Bosnian Serb general in revenge for the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men at Srebrenica in 1995. Krstic is serving 35 years for his role in the massacre.

All three are already in jail for murder. The judge sentenced them to between six and 12 years, to run concurrently with the life sentences they are already serving.


Tunisian man crashes into airport terminal

MILAN | Police wounded a Tunisian man after he crashed a stolen vehicle through a window into a departure terminal at Milan’s Malpensa airport on Monday.

The attacker was driving with his wife and three young children, and Italian news agencies quoted police Chief Marcello Cardona as saying terrorism was not the motive.

Giovanni Pepe, head of the airport border police, said the driver was brandishing a knife, as he approached a group of police on patrol inside the terminal. One officer shot the man’s foot when he refused to drop his weapon.

The attacker was treated at a hospital and taken to jail, the policeman said. The airport was briefly evacuated, but it resumed normal operations 90 minutes after the attack.


Suicide bomber hits police base

MOGADISHU | A suicide car bomb ripped through a police base in Mogadishu on Monday, killing nine people after a weekend of bloody fighting between pro-government forces and al Qaeda-inspired al Shebab terrorists.

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