A 33-year old New York man, plotting to travel to Pakistan and then to cross the border into Afghanistan to join the Taliban, was arrested and charged with attempting to provide material support for terror plots to kill US nationals and soldiers abroad.

Delowar Mohammed Hossain of the Bronx was charged on Friday in a criminal complaint with attempting to provide material support for acts of terrorism, specifically in support of killing US nationals located overseas.

Hossain was arrested at the John F Kennedy International Airport here by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as he attempted to board a plane to Thailand.

“As alleged, Hossain planned to travel overseas and join the Taliban in order to kill ...
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