Officials: Al-Qaida Man to Be Charged in NYC Plot

Wednesday, 07 Jul 2010 09:48 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Federal prosecutors are expected to announce terrorism charges against an al-Qaida leader with ties to last year's thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system.

Law enforcement officials say Adnan Shukrijumah will be named in an indictment in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday.

Shukrijumah has eluded the FBI for years and remains at large. He is among the top candidates to be al-Qaida's next head of external operations, the man in charge of planning attacks worldwide.

Authorities believe Shukrijumah met with a would-be suicide bomber in a plot that Attorney General Eric Holder called one of the most dangerous since 9/11.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the case.

——

Associated Press writer Tom Hays contributed from New York.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Rep. McCaul: Officials ID'd Potential ISIS-Inspired Terrorists in US

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 15:20 PM

United States officials have identified potential terrorists in this country who may be inspired by the Islamic State (I . . .

James Hirsen: Celebrities Can Influence 16-year-old Scots

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 14:52 PM

Scottish and English celebrities alike are speaking out about the Scottish Independence vote because they have clout and . . .

U.S. Separatists Watching With Glee as Scots Vote

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 13:55 PM

As Scottish voters weigh in on national independence, separatist groups inside the United States are nodding in approval . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved