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February 18, 2012 10:00 am

Man Arrested for Trying to Bomb U.S. Capital Considered Attacking Synagogue

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JPost/JTA – A Moroccan man who allegedly wanted to conduct a suicide bombing attack on the US Capitol had considered attacking a synagogue, according to authorities.

Amine El Khalifi, 29, was arrested near the US Capitol on Friday wearing a vest he believed was full of al Qaida-supplied explosives and charged in an attempted suicide bombing of Congress, the Justice Department said.

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