US arrests suspect in bomb plot

January 10th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS  

Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb sites in the US state of Florida.

Sami Osmakac, arrested Saturday night, is a naturalized US citizen born in the former Yugoslavia, Xinhua reported Monday.

He is charged with one count of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. He is accused of plotting an attack against locations in Tampa with a car bomb, assault rifles and other explosives.

Osmakac’s arrest came after an undercover operation that lasted several months.

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