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All right well there are new developments today in a terror case that we have been following in Florida to Pakistani born Brothers due in federal court at the top of this hour.
They are charged with aiding terrorists and plotting to obtain a weapon of mass destruction.
The FBI says that this was knocked a sting operation.
And if convicted both of these men could face life in prison.
Phil Keating is live outside the courthouse.
This is playing out today in Fort Lauderdale, Florida so -- these men are currently being held without bond right.
That's correct more than they are and they have been since last week wants that federal grand jury indicted these two Brothers.
On these very substantial and serious terrorism charges.
Charges the Brothers are thirty year old.
-- here 'cause it is twenty year old brother Wright is -- And they are accused of providing money lodging property communications equipment and more to obtain a weapon of mass destruction.
To be used against US citizens.
Somewhere on US soil the Brothers emigrating here from Pakistan years ago with their family over time they applied for became naturalized US citizens.
But the indictment claims they actively turned towards terror sometime between July 211.
And last week.
But the pattern is very clear.
South Florida has seen before arrest successful at rest and also indictments of Jihad activities meaning.
Activities by militants -- convinced that they are serving a cause an ideological -- isn't anti American one.
And older brother that apparently did speak last week to -- South Florida newspaper saying.
He was absolutely astounded by these charges and takes it all must be some sort of misunderstanding -- Way very interesting case here so.
It sounds like we're not sure exactly -- where their plan was -- they what they wanted to carry out specifically riot and where.
Now this sounds very thin three page indictment is incredibly short on specifics we are expecting though.
That the US prosecutors upstairs behind me at 10 AM for this arraignment and bond hearing will be compelled.
To provide some more details more baffled.
To their charges here in order to obtain a very high bond or no bond at all.
All they have said so far is that this was -- the sting operation as you mentioned and that this remains an ongoing and very active investigation.
All right we'll keep and I -- -- with your help thank you -- There are new.
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