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Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 11:44 GMT 12:44 UK
Assets of terror suspect frozen
Dr Bilal Abdullah being arrested
Dr Abdullah was one of two men arrested at Glasgow Airport
The assets of an Iraqi doctor charged in connection with the London and Glasgow terror attacks have been frozen by the Bank of England.

Bilal Abdullah, 27, who was arrested at Glasgow Airport, is in custody after being accused of conspiring to cause explosions in the UK.

The move means no-one will be able to access cash linked to him.

Meanwhile, a doctor treating Kafeel Ahmed, who was injured in the attack, said he was unlikely to survive.

The 27-year-old was also arrested after a Jeep was driven into the terminal building.

He suffered burns to 90% of his body and is being treated under police guard at a specialist burns unit at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Speaking anonymously, the medical team member said his prognosis was poor.

"He has third-degree burns over most of his torso and limbs," he said.

"It is beyond repair and because he has lost so much skin he is now vulnerable to infection and won't be able to fight it."

British passport

A spokeswoman for the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde refused to comment on whether the suspect's condition had changed.

Bilal Abdullah, born in Britain and raised in Iraq, is the only suspect to have been charged in connection with the suspected car bomb plots.

The Bank of England notice linked Dr Abdullah to six UK addresses - three in the Glasgow area (Paisley, Houston and Greenock) and three in Cambridge.

It also revealed that he holds a British passport, issued in August 1998.

Dr Abdullah appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday and is due at the Old Bailey on 27 July.

Five other suspects are being questioned in the UK by police.


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