Three Kansas men charged with plotting attack on Somali community

by Reuters
Friday, 14 October 2016 21:33 GMT

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Three Kansas men have been charged with plotting to bomb an apartment complex in Garden City, Kansas, where Somali immigrants live and worship, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 49, and Patrick Eugene Stein, 47, members of a militia group called the Crusaders, had conducted surveillance and stockpiled firearms and explosives for a planned attack on the apartment complex, which also housed a mosque, the department said in a news release. (Reporting by Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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