A 20 year old college student at Queens College in NYC, Munther Omar Saleh has been arrested for plotting a pressure cooker attack in NYC – specifically the George Washington Bridge which he was spotted loitering around for many days.
The attack was meant to be in support of ISIS and has apparently been in the works for sometime.
Pressure cookers, as you may remember, were the primary weapon used during the Boston Marathon bombings.
A New York college student is accused of plotting to set off a pressure cooker bomb in support of ISIS.
Investigators say Munther Omar Saleh has allegedly been engaged in activity supporting Islamic terrorism and plotting terror attack in New York City. Saleh was arrested Saturday morning after he and another man exited their car and ran towards a surveillance van that had been following them.
The 20-year-old was studying electrical circuitry at taxpayer-funded Queens College.
Federal authorities in Queens were prompted to an investigation in March after he was seen loitering and looking around on the George Washington Bridge for multiple days.