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Muslim killer of British soldier in London gets life sentence

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A Muslim extremist was jailed for life and his accomplice for 45 years on Wednesday for hacking British soldier Lee Rigby to death on a London street in a "terrorist" killing that shocked the nation. 

A combination of handout pictures released by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on December 19, 2013 shows the custody photographs taken in London of British men Michael Adebolajo (L) and Michael Adebowale (R)

Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, were dragged from the dock in the Old Bailey court in London after they started screaming "Allahu akbar" ("God is greater") at the judge during the sentencing.

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