posted on Aug, 11 2005 @ 11:34 PM
The FBI warned that terrorist may use fuel tankers in their assults. There's no statement on the reliability of the intelligence from FBI
Headquarters in Washington. Tuesday the warning was released by FBI officials in Los Angeles via a computer network. Besides Los Angeles, Chicago
and New York were also warned that al-Qaida cells may use fuel trucks in their attacks.
LOS ANGELES -- The FBI has warned police that al-Qaida cells might use fuel trucks as weapons to attack Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, but
officials stressed Thursday the warning was based on uncorroborated intelligence.
The warning was distributed Tuesday via a computer network by FBI officials in Los Angeles to law enforcement agencies primarily in California, said
FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller.
Though intelligence bulletins usually describe how reliable the information is, this one carried no such statement.
The bulletin warned police that terrorists could use fuel tankers in assaults on the three cities. The warning has not been substantiated, according
to two law enforcement officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation
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They don't know how reliable this information is, so it's probably just a heads up. I hope so, but last month in the chatroom I was talking to a
few members about possible attacks in the US. When they asked when and where, I said Los Angeles in September.
Here's another source
[edit on 12-8-2005 by Ycon]