Federal prosecutors say disaster was averted when police foiled a Muslim soldier’s plot to bomb Fort Hood troops. Pfc. Naser Abdo was convicted Thursday of six charges in federal court.
Testimony was expected to wrap up Thursday in the federal trial of a soldier accused of planning to bomb a Texas restaurant filled with Fort Hood troops.
Pfc. Naser Abdo bought pressure cookers, clocks, wires and bomb-making components at a Dallas-area store, according to surveillance footage and receipts shown to jurors.
Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo, a Muslim soldier who was AWOL from Fort Campbell, is accused of planning to bomb a Killeen restaurant filled with Fort Hood soldiers last summer.
A federal judge will decide whether to throw out the confession of the soldier accused in a bomb plot on Fort Hood troops.
The judge in the case of a Saudi man accused of trying to make a weapon of mass destruction has moved the trial to Amarillo and set a new date.
A Texas student from Saudi Arabia accused of buying equipment to build a weapon of mass destruction has pleaded not guilty.