Four men detained in California in home-grown terror plot
November 20, 2012
A 21-year-old Mexican immigrant was among 4 men arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting to to kill Americans. The defendants were arrested for plotting to bomb military bases and government facilities, and for planning to engage in "violent jihad," FBI spokeswoman Eimiller said in a release. The suspects allegedly tried to join al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan. A federal complaint unsealed Monday says Sohiel Omar Kabir introduced two of the other men to the radical Islamist doctrine of Anwar al-Awlaki, a deceased al-Qaida leader.
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