Five suspects of al-Qaeda militants believed to have planned the 9/11 attacks would be tried in Guantanamo Bay. Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four more Guantanamo inmates will face charges of terrorism, hijacking, conspiracy, murder and destruction of property.
If the party is found guilty they could be facing the death penalty. The Pentagon added that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed along with Waleed bi Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abd al-Aziz and Mustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi are expected to be tried together.
The five men are accused of planning and executing the terrorist attack of 11 September 2001, which left a total of 2,976 casualties. (AV)