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ITALIAN MAN CHARGED IN BOMBING OF JUDGE

A man accused of planting the bomb that killed a top anti-Mafia judge in July has been arrested in a victory in Italy's war against the mob, authorities announced Tuesday.

Vincenzo Scarantino, 27, of Palermo was picked up Saturday and charged with complicity in mass murder in the assassination of Judge Paolo Bors-ellino and five bodyguards, said prosecutor Giovanni Tinebra.The prosecutor said Scarantino is accused of packing a Fiat 126 car with more than 160 pounds of plastic explosives and parking it outside the home of Borsellino's mother in Palermo.