May 2, 2018
A federal judge has ordered Iran to pay $6billion to families of the victim’s of 9/11 after he found various government entities were liable in the attacks.
Judge George B. Daniels announced that the Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic are responsible for aiding in the terrorist attacks that took the lives of thousands of innocent people, ABC News reports.
An attorney for the families, Robert Haefele, said the federal court found Iran had provided material support to al Qaeda.
‘The evidence presented established that Iran’s provision of material support to al-Qaeda was a cause of the 9/11 attacks and the resulting damage, injuries, and deaths,’ Haefele said in a statement to ABC News.
‘It is difficult for those injured or left behind to ignore the findings of the federal court about Iran’s culpability.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7:23 am