Transcript for FBI Arrests NYC College Student for Alleged ISIS-Inspired Plot
To that new case of homegrown terror. A college student from New York City arrested for being a for vent Isis supporter plotting to set off explosives in New York. A look live at the George Washington bridge one of his targets and Pierre Thomas tracking the case. Reporter: That college student from queens who had been studying aviation electronics is accused of conducting surveillance on specific landmarks in New York City and they became concerned after they saw him two occasions walking across the George Washington bridge at night with a lantern. The FBI says it then discovered omar Saleh had been discussing allegiance to Isis online and saying it was becoming too moderate and find designs for a pressure cooker bomb like those used in the Boston marathon attacks. The arrest comes at a time of high concern. The FBI right now is in the midst of a broad intense campaign to disrupt potential terrorists encouraged by Isis. Hundreds of investigations are under way and one official I spoke to last night said many more arrests are likely coming before the fourth of July. Again, officials are deeply, deeply concerned. George. Not taking anything for granted. Okay, Pierre, thanks very much.
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