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Saudi man plotting to bomb Bush’s home arrested

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, faces charges of using mass destruction weapons.



Washington: A Saudi man has been arrested
for allegedly buying chemicals and equipment to make a bomb
and researching US targets, including the Dallas home of
former president George W. Bush, the Department of Justice
announced Thursday.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi national and a
legal resident of Texas, was arrested late yesterday and faces
charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

According to the FBI, Aldawsari wrote himself an email
entitled "NICE TARGETS," and then listed two types of targets:
hydroelectric dams and nuclear power plants. In another email
titled "Tyrant`s House," he listed the address of Bush`s home.

The authorities` affidavit also alleges that Aldawsari
researched using dolls to hide explosives and concealing them
in a backpack to target a nightclub.

He is expected to make his first court appearance in
Texas on Friday.

PTI

From Zee News

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