Credible Threat Against DC, NYC

A possible al-Qaida plot surfaces.

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Security is heightened at D.C.'s Union Station. (Getty)

Jerry Markon and Greg Miller of the Washington Post are reporting that U.S. officials are investigating a possible al-Qaida plot to detonate a vehicle-borne bomb in Washington or New York City around Sunday's 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

A handful of individuals may have entered the United States in recent days as part of the plot, which officials said originated from the tribal areas of Pakistan along the Afghan border. One of them may be a U.S. citizen.

Numerous officials familiar with the information cautioned Thursday night that while the threat is specific and worrisome, it is based on raw intelligence that is unconfirmed. Law-enforcement agencies across the Eastern Seaboard were scrambling to determine how serious the danger is and to find any possible terrorist plotters.

Wow, al-Qaida never let's up, which is why our country never lets up on finding and stopping terrorists. While people are mourning, remembering and commemorating the worst terrorist attack on American soil, we will pray for the safety of our nation and that these credible threats are just that -- threats.

Read more at the Washington Post.

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