Fort Dix jurors shown alleged al-Qaida training tapes

Jurors in the Fort Dix terror trial were shown video Wednesday of the five defendants using powerful firearms for target practice in the snow. Prosecutors say the footage is evidence the suspects were

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2008, 2:53 AM

Updated 5,747 days ago

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Jurors in the Fort Dix terror trial were shown video Wednesday of the five defendants using powerful firearms for target practice in the snow.
Prosecutors say the footage is evidence the suspects were training for a mission to attack and kill Fort Dix military personnel. The defense maintains the men were simply enjoying a vacation in the Poconos.
Government officials say the video came from a defendant's seized computer. The computer also allegedly contained pictures of entrances to Fort Dix and other nearby military installations, as well as overview shots.
Prosecutors are presenting the situation as a case of homegrown terrorism and maintain the defendants were inspired by al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden.
Fort Dix terror plot suspects file pretrial motions


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