FBI arrests man for plotting to carry out terrorists attacks in Arizona

Other News Materials 3 July 2016 08:08 (UTC +04:00)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested an 18-year-old man in the city of Tucson, Arizona, for plotting to commit acts of terrorism on government buildings, local media reported Saturday.

According to the reports, Mahin Khan, who was allegedly plotting attacks on buildings in Phoenix and Tucson, was ordered held without bond in Maricopa County Jail.

“The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is working closely with federal authorities to keep Arizonans safe. We are not aware of any threats Khan made that involve the Fourth of July holiday weekend,” spokesperson for Arizona Attorney General's Office Mia Garcia said as quoted by The Arizona Republic newspaper.

Garcia also noted that there were no additional suspects in the investigation.