FBI arrests Jordanian for downtown Dallas bomb plot
Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:15pm EDT
FBI arrests Jordanian for downtown Dallas bomb plot | ReutersDALLAS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A Jordanian national was arrested by the FBI on Thursday for attempting to bomb a skyscraper in downtown Dallas, the Department of Justice said.
"Hosam Maher Husein Smadi, 19, has been arrested and charged in a federal criminal complaint with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction," the department said in a statement.
"Smadi, who was under continuous surveillance by the FBI, was arrested today near Fountain Place, a 60-story glass office tower ... in downtown Dallas, after he placed an inert/inactive car bomb at the location," it said.
Holy smokes! Two bomb plots in one day. This one and the one in Illinois.
God Bless the FBI!