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Man arrested in plot to bomb Washington, D.C. subway

Suspect believed he was conspiring with al-Qaeda


 

Farooque Ahmed, 34, has been arrested for helping people he thought to be al-Qaeda members to plot a multi-bomb attack on the Washington, D.C. metro system. Ahmed conducted surveillance of metro stations on at least four occasions and suggested to his co-conspirators that they use wheeled suitcases for the bombs, rather than backpacks. Mr. Ahmed, a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen, is being held for attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization, collecting information to assist in planning a terrorist attack, and attempting to provide material to support multiple bombings.

BBC News


 
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Man arrested in plot to bomb Washington, D.C. subway

  1. Another reasons why immigration from Muslim countries should not be allowed anymore.

  2. Another reason that Obama wants to increase Muslim immigration.

    • It's not fair to look south, as we Canadian will be welcoming 8,500 or more refugees from Iraq very soon.

  3. he will be off the hook as soon as his fellow mullahs start screaming blue murder and harassment and "human rights violation" all over the place. :-(

  4. Does this mean black people are off the hook for awhile? LMAO.

  5. What we need is a deterent for these people…It's called a Firing Squad…It's quick, easy, and inexpensive.

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