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Portland Bomb Plot Suspect Felt Betrayed by Family, Thought Living in U.S. Was Sin

November 29, 2010  | 

Mohamed Osman Mohamud was angry at his parents for keeping him from jihad and had thought about carrying out an operation, "something like Mumbai," since he was 17.

On the two-year anniversary of the shooting and bombing attack on a Mumbai, India, hotel that killed 166 people, Mohamud pressed the buttons on a cell phone he thought would trigger an explosion, creating a "spectacular show" and killing hundreds at Pioneer Courthouse Square, the government alleges.

The Corvallis teenager, accused of plotting to detonate a bomb during the annual tree-lighting ceremony in "Portland's living room," will make his first court appearance Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Portland.

Read Full Story at OregonLive.com

Tags: Islamist Terrorists, FBI, 2008 Mumbai Attacks


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