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Anis Abid Sardar Charged With Conspiring to Murder Troops in Iraq

Anis Abid Sardar, 37, was charged late Wednesday after IEDs were found in Iraq's Anbar province almost seven years ago.

LONDON — Seven years after homemade bombs were found in Iraq, British counterterrorism officials late Wednesday accused a Londoner of conspiring to murder coalition troops. Anis Abid Sardar, 37, was charged in connection with a number of improvised explosive devices that were recovered in Iraq's Anbar province in November 2007. He was arrested Tuesday in a raid at his home in the Wembley area of northwest London. He is also charged with conspiring to cause an explosion with intent to endanger life or property, along with a man called Sajjad Nabil Salih Al S Adnan. Sardar was due to appear in court later Thursday. No more information was given on Adnan.

- Alexander Smith