On Thursday, the Manhattan District Attorney is expected to give details on the Wednesday night arrest of two men suspected of plotting a terror attack in New York City. The news comes while local law enforcement is on the watch for a possible terror attack to retaliate for the death of Osama bin Laden last week.This is a New York television report stating as of 7 am that few details are available.
Few details are available about the arrests. PIX11 has learned the two men had targeted an unnamed site in Manhattan.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack as they tried to buy guns, a grenade and other weapons, it has emerged.Few details, huh?
One of the men, understood to be an U.S.-born Muslim from the Queens area of New York, is said to have bragged about his plan to attack a synagogue moments before police swooped.
The man, who is believed to have a record of drugs convictions, was allegedly trying to sell narcotics to finance the weapons purchase.
The men, both said to be 'homegrown' and of North African descent, were intercepted by anti-terror officers in New York late last night, police sources said.