US bomb plot foiled.
Officials said the arrests came after a long-running undercover operation in New York state.
The men planned to detonate a car with plastic explosives outside a temple in the Bronx neighbourhood of Riverdale and to shoot military planes at the New York Air National Guard base at Stewart Airport in Newburgh with Stinger surface-to-air missiles, authorities said.
In their efforts to acquire weapons, the defendants dealt with an informant acting under law enforcement supervision, authorities said..
ARREST: One of the suspects is led away
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|Publication:||Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)|
|Date:||May 21, 2009|
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