Trial for men accused of plotting 9/11 attacks set for early 2021

Trial for men accused of plotting 9/11 attacks set for early 2021
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The trial for men charged as plotters of the 9/11 attacks was set Friday for Jan. 11, 2021, The New York Times reported.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men are set to be charged for their alleged role planning the 2001 terror attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people. Mohammed has been accused of being the mastermind behind the strike. 

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The military judge Col. W. Shane Cohen of the Air Force set the date for the beginning the joint death-penalty trial's military jury selection. 

The information on the trial date was included in a scheduling order, according to the Times. It also listed materials prosecutors were required to give to defense lawyers by Oct. 1.

The men were arraigned in 2012 at Guantánamo Bay, and the trial will be held at Guantánamo's Camp Justice.