Federal agents on Wednesday searched the home of a suburban Denver man identified by law enforcement as having a possible link to al-Qaida.
The task force also feared Zazi was involved in a potential plot involving homemade hydrogen peroxide-based explosives like those cited in an intelligence warning issued Monday, said the officials, who spoke on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the investigation.
Zazi has denied he’s a central figure in a terrorism investigation that fed fears of a possible bomb plot and led to several police raids in New York City on Monday. Read More
Up to 24 More People Under Scrutiny as NYC Tightens Security in Terror Probe
Police in New York City stepped up their patrols and increased their random searches on subways and buses Wednesday following reports that as many as 24 more people are under observation in a suspected cross-country terror plot.
The feds circulated the internal alerts in the midst of the investigation into a suspected New York City-Colorado terror plot in which three people — an airport shuttle driver, his father and an imam — are in custody for allegedly lying to the government.
The three are due in court Thursday to face the charges.
The possible Al Qaeda-linked scheme may have included plans to detonate bombs stuffed into backpacks, much like the subway attacks carried out in Madrid and London, authorities say.
Colorado, New York City kind of interesting! Americans do you feel safer under Obama’s leadership? I sure don’t.