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Every -- -- now with a Fox News alert he parked in downtown Manhattan.
Tried to detonate a thousand pound bomb new details this morning now on a man out of Bangladesh.
They're trying to blow up the Federal Reserve on a quote mission -- destroy America.
For what he called his beloved Osama bin -- new details we're learning now -- good morning everybody I'm Bill -- that's where we start today here live -- America's.
There's -- good morning -- morning everybody I'm Martha McCallum so fortunately.
The FBI I was way ahead of this guy and -- thousand pound bomb was a dud.
But the self professed -- did not know that when he repeatedly dialed a cell phone that he thought was a detonator.
Here's more from house Homeland Security chairman.
-- -- was.
Very strong supporter of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula which operates out of Yemen so he did make reference himself.
-- knowing people in al-Qaeda so the intended targeted only blocks away from the World Trade Center site and that is where we find Rick Leventhal this morning and what more have we learned about the attempted attack -- Good morning Bill -- I have confirmed this.
Morning that this young wannabe jihadist was under constant video surveillance.
By members of the joint terrorism task force.
There was a room full of law enforcement officers watching this guy on big screens in their operations center downtown he was followed.
By a surveillance team and by an arrest team.
From his home in Jamaica queens to a warehouse where he allegedly loaded a -- with his 1000 pound wannabe bomb that was -- Fifty pound bags of ammonium nitrate and -- hands covered with a TARP.
He then headed here to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York downtown -- -- FBI undercover agent along with them.
The -- allegedly assembling the detonator attaching it to the bomb they parked out brought.
All all again all under the watchful eye of the FBI went -- a room with a nearby millennium hotel where this suspect allegedly recorded a video.
Where he said quote we will not stop until we attain a victory or martyrdom and then he tried to set off his bomb that cell -- -- law enforcement is.
Certainly we understand that the public.
Can become complacent had no successful attack here.
In eleven years but or enforcement.
Can't -- I -- certainly congratulate the FBI and and the joint terrorist task force for.
-- -- in this case we have to be vigilant.
And I can assure you that there ever gonna remain vigilant.
This suspect -- spent one semester -- Southeast Missouri State studying cyber security.
Allegedly tried to recruit fellow -- -- -- on FaceBook.
Instead he wound up FBI informants -- so not face was in court yesterday what happened -- I -- -- very brief appearance in federal court in Brooklyn no -- was very soft spoken and -- you could barely hear him when he was entering the judge's questions -- dressed very casually in the clothes that he was apparently arrested in dark jeans.
Round tee -- sneakers had a closely -- full beard.
He was arraigned on charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.
And attempting to provide material support -- al-Qaeda he did not enter a plea he's being held at the -- met on the tensions that are.
In -- there have been a date yet set for his indictment but again if this thousand pound bomb had gone off down here outside the Federal Reserve Bank could have done significant damage.
To the building and also up and down these neighboring streets a lot of windows would have been blown out according to law enforcement hundreds of people could have been killed or injured.
But the bomb was never.
Able to go up because they made sure of that and this guy now faces like behind bars Rick thank you Rick Leventhal lower Manhattan their bit more.
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