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Authorities Worried Al Qaeda May Use Cargo Planes in Attack

U.S. authorities said on Friday they had received intelligence in recent weeks suggesting that al Qaeda was interested in using commercial cargo planes to attack American facilities. While the information was not so specific as to identify a date, time or place for such an attack, it indicated that Osama bin Laden’s network was interested in using cargo planes against American targets, possibly inside the United States. “There is threat information pointing to that as a possible means they might use, including in this country,” the official told Reuters on condition of anonymity. “There is nothing specific, but there is interest on their part in possibly using this (cargo plane) as a means to launch an attack against U.S. facilities,” he said. Full Story

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