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Officials Say Their Focus Is on Car and Truck Bombs

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said on Sunday that federal authorities believed terrorist plotters were conducting intense surveillance intending to destroy a large financial institution using a car or truck bomb, the most reliable and still one of the most deadly weapons in Al Qaeda’s improvised arsenal.Mr. Ridge said analysts had determined that whoever was behind the scouting operations planned to use a bomb-laden vehicle. “Based on what we’ve gleaned so far, the preferred method of attack or what’s being suggested in the reporting is car and truck bombs – the physical destruction or attempted physical destruction of these facilities,” he said, adding that security would be tightened in the vicinity of specific buildings that have been under surveillance by unidentified terrorists.Full Story

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