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Ashland terror suspect to plead guilty

Rezwan Ferdaus to serve 17 years, faces fine

The Ashland man who allegedly hatched a home-grown terrorism plot to fly explosive-
laden, remote-controlled airplanes into national landmarks in Washington, D.C., has agreed to plead guilty, according to a deal filed Tuesday in US District Court in Boston.

Rezwan Ferdaus would serve 17 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release and would be subject to a fine under the agreement to plead guilty to two charges: attempt­ing to damage and ­destroy a federal building by means of an explosive and attempt­ing to provide material support to terrorists.

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