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Three charged with plotting New York attacks for Islamic State - U.S. prosecutors

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Three charged with plotting New York attacks for Islamic State - U.S. prosecutors

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(Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday announced that three men had been arrested on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State in the summer of 2016. The planned attacks, which were thwarted by law enforcement, included detonating explosives in Manhattan’s Times Square and in the city’s subway, authorities said.

(Reporting By Brendan Pierson in New York; Editing by Andrew Hay)
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