An AWOL soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Fort Hood troops has been sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Texas.
An AWOL soldier convicted of planning a massive attack on a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers as part of his religious mission faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced in Texas federal court.
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.
Opening statements are set to be delivered in the federal trial of a soldier accused of planning to bomb a restaurant frequented by Fort Hood troops.
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.
A soldier accused of planning to make bombs as part of a “massive attack” against Fort Hood soldiers could face more charges, a judge said.
A soldier accused of planning to blow up a Texas restaurant frequented by Fort Hood soldiers is expected in federal court.
The soldier who stands accused of plotting an attack at Fort Hood was defiant during his first court appearance on Friday morning.
The FBI says bomb-making materials were found Thursday in the motel room of an AWOL Kentucky soldier arrested near Fort Hood. The soldier lived in Garland at one time.