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Bomb suspect accused of trying to kill cops to be arraigned

(AP) - A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York is scheduled to be arraigned on charges he tried to kill police officers. Ahmad Khan Rahami's hearing is set for Thursday in Elizabeth,

News 12 Staff

Oct 13, 2016, 3:39 PM

Updated 2,807 days ago

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(AP) - A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York is scheduled to be arraigned on charges he tried to kill police officers.



Ahmad Khan Rahami's hearing is set for Thursday in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Prosecutors say Rahami will appear via video from his hospital bed.



The Afghan-born U.S. citizen has been hospitalized with gunshot wounds since a police shootout that led to his capture Sept. 19 outside a bar in Linden.



Rahami is charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer.



He's accused of detonating a pipe bomb in a New Jersey shore town and a pressure cooker bomb in New York City on Sept. 17, injuring 31 people.



His public defenders have a policy of not commenting on cases.



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