Transcript for Law Enforcement on Alert After 3 Terror Attacks
I don't want to bring in ABC's senior justice correspondent Pierre Thomas. Pier three separate events all have hallmarks of terror as I watch our coverage I'm amazed no victims were killed today. What are your sources sing about any possible links. Tom sources don't believe the Minnesota case has any ties to the New Jersey and New York incidents. But authorities are actively investigating whether the new York and New Jersey bombings. Are connected. An extraordinary forensic investigation is underway to determine whether there are links there's intense focus on cell phones apparently used in east attack. Make no mistake this as as an extremely tense moment for law enforcement. These three cases are reminder of the country remains in the high temple threat environment where authorities are especially concerned about also called lone wolves. And with ice is claiming credit. Four in sparing the Minnesota standing remember of the FBI has identified roughly 800 crisis sympathizers across the country. The New York area these incidents also have really bad timing because the United Nations General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow. President Obama is joining more than 100 leaders from around the world descending on New York so what was already a security headache. Now wrapped in an extra layer of concern Tom and those thousand extra officers arrived here thank you.
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