NY man pleads guilty in plot to bomb NYC subway

(AP) - A New York man charged with plotting to set offhomemade bombs in the city's subway system has pleaded guilty toterrorism charges.Zarein Ahmedzay entered

NEW YORK - (AP) - A New York man charged with plotting to set offhomemade bombs in the city's subway system has pleaded guilty toterrorism charges.

Zarein Ahmedzay entered the plea Fridayafternoon in Brooklyn federal court.

He admitted to conspiracy to use weapons of destruction andproviding material support to the al-Qaida terror network.

Ahmedzay had pleaded not guilty to making false statements tothe FBI about a plan by admitted al-Qaida associate Najibullah Zazito launch suicide bombing attacks onManhattan subway lines.

Authorities say that Ahmedzay, Zazi and another high schoolclassmate from New York planned the suicide bomb attacks for daysafter the eighth anniversary of Sept. 11.

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