FBI Director: Khorasan Plot (To Blow Up An Airliner Headed To U.S. Or Europe) May Still Be Alive

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FBI Chief: Khorasan Plot May Still Be Alive

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FBI Director James Comey speaks at the FBI Albany Field Office in Albany, New York, Sept. 23, 2014.

VOA News

September 25, 2014 4:35 PM

Terrorist plots against the United States and Europe may still be in the works despite this week’s airstrikes against the al-Qaida cell known as Khorasan. FBIDirector James Comey told reporters in Washington Thursday he is “not confident at all” that attacks by U.S.-led coalition disrupted Khorasan’s plans.

Comey said the Khorasan group remains at the top of the FBI’s list of terrorism concerns. It’s comprised of al-Qaida veterans from Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to Comey. U.S. intelligence officials say Khorasan has been trying to perfect a non-metallic bomb that can evade airport security.

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