?A Pakistani man believed to be behind a failed car bomb attack on New York’s Times Square was arrested today while trying to leave the US, officials said.
Faisal Shahzad is being held in New York after he was identified by customs agents at John F Kennedy International Airport. He was stopped before boarding an Emirates airlines flight to Dubai, according to officials. (dailymail.co.uk)
The suspect is Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year-old U.S. citizen of Pakistani descent. The Connecticut native was captured at JFK International Airport while attempting to board a flight to Dubai. According to a colleague, CNN’s Deb Feyerick “reports the suspect was taken off the plane when he was arrested.”(huffingtonpost.com)
The probe had been overseen by the New York Police Department. Responsibility for it shifted to a Joint Terrorism Task Force as Obama administration officials said the incident increasingly appears to have been coordinated by more than one person in a plot with international links, the Post reported on its Web site….
PHOTO! Shahzad Faisal has been arrested in the New York bombing attempt. A mug shot picture of Shahzad Faisal has yet to be released as news late Monday that Shahzad Faisal was arrested following a multi state investigation.
We know. It’s one guy. A man who reportedly lives in Connecticut and who NY Police claim purchased the Nissan Pathfinder with cash and filled out no paperwork.
That SUV was armed with a kind of make shift bomb that failed to work. Interestingly it led an Islamic Terrorist group to claim responsibility for ..it’s failure.