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Teenager to stand trial over London attack

A teenager who moved to Britain after his parents were killed in Iraq will go on trial in March over a bomb attack on a packed commuter train.

By Jon Francis | Published: 13th October 2017 News Updates

It injured 30 people in London in September.

Ahmed Hassan, 18, is accused of intent to kill and cause serious injury by planting a home-made bomb at Parsons Green station in London.

The bomb shot flames through a carriage but failed to fully explode.

Hassan appeared via video link at London's Central Criminal Court on Friday where a judge said a two week trial would start on March 5. He is set to appear in court next on Jan. 19.