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Man accused of masterminding bombing of USS Cole found competent to stand trial

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Posted at 11:27 PM, Jun 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-11 23:27:00-04

He may have some mental issues, but the man accused of masterminding the bombing of the USS Cole is competent to stand trial.

According to the Miami Herald, Abd al Rahim al Nashiri suffers from PTSD and depression.

But that shouldn't affect his sanity to face a judge.

Al-Nashiri is accused of planning the 2000 bombing on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors.

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