Transcript for 3 men arrested in alleged ISIS-inspired plot targeting New York City
We are learning new details. About an alleged terror plot. Targeting New York City last year the details coming out just this afternoon I was and where Tim Fleischer with the latest season. And build the acting US attorney is announcing serious charges against three men who have been arrested for allegedly participating in a plot. To carry out terrorist attacks here in New York City. For ices in 2016. The three men are nineteen year old Bob you'll rock on L upon us Ali a Canadian citizen tol hop. Peru a nineteen year old US citizen living in Pakistan and Russell (%expletive) like 37 year old Philippine citizen. The planned attacks according to prosecutors included detonating bombs in Times Square and the New York City so we system. And shooting civilians at specific concert venues and undercover FBI agent according to prosecutors. Convince the defendants that he wasn't Aysu supporter and willing to help carry out the attacks. This picture shows a box containing forty pounds of hydrogen peroxide its evidence in this case arranged to be delivered to the undercover agent from one of the man. In May of 2016. Al bouts on the travel to the United States and was arrested in creme for New Jersey by the FBI. The other two suspects were arraigned arrested brother in foreign countries and they are expected to be extradited to the US to face these charges. Those charges include conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism. And conspiracy to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization crisis.
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