Report: Madrid Train Bombers Also Targeted New York
The Madrid train bombers had detailed plans of New York’s Grand Central Station, indicating they also planned to attack there, a Spanish newspaper reported Wednesday.
Hand-made drawings and other “highly specialized technical information” about the station were found on a computer disk seized from the home of one of the suspects, El Mundo reported, citing sources close to the investigation. The disk was confiscated within two weeks of the attacks on March 11, 2004, that killed 191 people in Madrid, but Spanish investigators did not warn the FBI and the CIA until December when the full scope of the technical information became clear, El Mundo said. “Prosecutors at the High Court have informed the FBI and the CIA that the perpetrators of the March 11 attacks had in their possession plans to attack Grand Central Station in New York,” it said. Full Story