Three Arrested, One Sought in 'Chilling' New York Plot

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Authorities say they've disrupted a terror plot that could have caused "unthinkable" devastation. They say the aim was to set off explosives in a fuel line that feeds New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and runs through residential neighborhoods.

United States Attorney Roslynn Mauskopf calls it "one of the most
chilling plots imaginable."

Authorities say three people have been arrested, including a United States citizen born in Guyana who used to work at the airport. He's expected to be arraigned today in Brooklyn.

Two other men are in custody in Trinidad, including a former member of Guyana's parliament. A fourth man is being sought in Trinidad.

An indictment says all four have been charged with conspiring to attack the airport by blowing up major fuel supply tanks and the
pipeline.


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