Five held over US bridge bomb plot

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

FIVE men have been ar­rested over an al­leged plot to blow up a bridge near Cleve­land, Ohio, US au­thor­i­ties said. The FBI said there was no dan­ger to the public be­cause the ex­plo­sive de­vices were in­op­er­a­ble and were con­trolled by an un­der­cover FBI em­ployee. Three men were ar­rested on Mon­day on charges of con­spir­acy and try­ing to use ex­plo­sives to dam­age prop­erty af­fect­ing in­ter­state com­merce. Charges were pend­ing against two men. The FBI said the tar­get of the plot was a bridge over the Cuya­hoga Val­ley Na­tional Park south of cen­tral Cleve­land.

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