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US Judge: Terrorism Victims Can Garnish Money Sprint Owes Iran‎

NCRI – A US judge issued a warrant to seize the deposits of clerical regime to support the victims of Khobar Towers bombing in 1996 by agents of Iranian regime in Saudi Arabia. The blast killed 19 American servicemen and wounded many others.
Wall Street Journal reported that a US federal judge ruled on Wednesday August 10, that a terrorism Victims Group owed hundreds of millions of dollars from Iran, can garnish  Sprint Nextel Corp. and seize the money that Nextel owes to a  state-owned Iranian telecommunication company.


Judge Royce Lamberth said that he believes this ruling is “renewed hope for long-suffering victims of state-sponsored terrorism.”

Wall Street Journal added: In 2009, Judge Lamberth ruled that the (bombing) victims and their families were entitled to receive approximately $600 Million US dollars compensation from the Iranian regime. His investigation indicated that senior Iranian officials planned the bombing and supported Hizbullah to implement it.