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Massachusetts Man Arrested In Alleged Terror Plot Against Pentagon And U.S. Capitol

By Ali Gharib on September 28, 2011 at 4:56 pm

"Massachusetts Man Arrested In Alleged Terror Plot Against Pentagon And U.S. Capitol"

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U.S. prosecutors in Massachusetts announced that a 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol Building with remote-controlled “drone” aircraft filled with explosives. The man, Rezwan Ferdaus, was also charged for attempting to provide material support to Al Qaeda for passing equipment and information to FBI agents he believed were operatives for the terror network. The man did surveillance on Washington, D.C. for an eventual attack and expressed pleasure when FBI agents involved in the apparent sting told him equipment he provided had helped kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

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