posted on Jul, 20 2007 @ 11:26 AM
A rocket was seized today in NJ but it is not apparent what type it was, although it was described as close to 6 feet long and looking like a
'bazooka'. JTF and FBI are currently investigating.
A Jersey City woman made a shocking discovery on her lawn this morning when she noticed a military rocket launcher lying in the grass.
Niranjana Besai was leaving her house at 88 Nelson Street, to go to work at just after 8 a.m. when she saw the launcher on her front lawn. She
immediately called police.
Besai's neighbor, Joe Quinn saw her pointing at the equipment from her front porch. When he walked over to the six-foot-long weapon, he was just as
shocked. “It looked like a bazooka,” he told CBS 2 News.
Quinn tells CBS 2 HD he originally thought the launcher was just a pipe, but after noticing it had a picture of a soldier on it, he realized it looked
similar to a missile launcher he'd seen on television.
Jersey City Police removed the launcher, and the incident is now being investigated by the Joint Terrorism Task Force and The Federal Bureau of
Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
Will this turn out to be a hoax or is the threat here now. Why would there be a rocket launcher in any neighborhood? It was located in an area in the
flight path for the airport so I would take this as a serious threat.
[edit on 20-7-2007 by esdad71]
mod edit to use "news" tags instead of "quote" tags
[edit on 20-7-2007 by sanctum]