Vengeance for World Trade Center

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NEW YORK: Six men down, one to go. After the conviction Wednesday of Ramzi Yousef and Eyad Ismoil in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing plus the four co-conspirators jailed back in 1994 prosecutors vowed they would not rest until the final suspect was caught: Abdul Yasin, a native of Bloomington, Indiana, who has been charged with mixing the chemicals for the bomb.

"The investigation will never be over, in a sense, until we track every single person who had any conceivable role," said U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White. She hasn't done too badly so far: This was the third victory for prosecutors in the World Trade Center conspiracy, and the first time Yousef has been tried as the mastermind of the bombing. The jury even saw through the plausible defense of the baby-faced driver Ismoil, who claimed he thought he was simply delivering detergents.

Another poignant note for prosecutors: the number of convictions in this case now equals the number of deaths.