Days after police and federal agents busted up a potential terrorist attack on New York City transportation systems, officials still aren’t sure they have captured everyone in on the plan.
Three men were recently arrested, including a father and son team, for attempting to detonate backpack bombs on Manhattan trains in a scheme similar to past attacks on Madrid and London’s rail systems.
Officials seized backpacks, computer notes and video of Grand Central Station, but the actual explosives-related material is still missing causing some concern. Searching for such items and additional suspects remain a very high priority for investigators.
Summarizing the current state of the investigation Newsweek stated, “One official with a broad overview of the probe indicated that authorities believe the danger of any attack resulting from the plot has likely dissipated as a result of the arrests and publicity. However, other officials said that it is too early to be confident that the alleged plot has been neutralized.”
Hat tip to AttentionUSA.com for the story