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Man faces jail over teenager rape
(l-r) Hana Zana Sahli , Karim Faraidon Nzar, Taha Abdulla
The men left Blackpool shortly after the attack, police said
A man has been found guilty of raping a 15-year-old at a house in Blackpool.

Awat Ahmed, 30, of Cookson Street in Blackpool, Lancashire, was one of four Kurdish men alleged to have carried out the attack in May this year.

He denied three charges of rape and one of false imprisonment at Preston Crown Court earlier this month.

Ahmed was found guilty on two charges of rape but cleared on two other offences of rape and false imprisonment on Wednesday.

The judge warned him to expect a jail sentence.

Three other men wanted for the attack have not been traced, despite an appeal on the BBC Crimewatch programme.

Hana Zana Sahli, Karim Faraidon Nzar, Taha Abdulla, were named on the programme but apparently vanished after the attack.

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