4 Arrested in New York Plot

Four men were “arrested Wednesday night in what the authorities said was a plot to bomb two synagogues in the Bronx and shoot down military planes at an Air National Guard base in Newburgh, N.Y.,” reports the New York Times . They “were petty criminals who appeared to be acting alone, not in concert with any terrorist organization.” They were arrested after “after planting what they believed to be bombs in cars outside” two synagogues. However, an antiaircraft missile system and “the bombs, obtained with the help of an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, were fake.”


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