Men, who obtained weapons in ahead of attack, did not specify which synagogue they were targeting; suspect says he sold drugs for jihad.
Two men who allegedly plotted to attack a Manhattan synagogue were arrested on Thursday in New York City.
Law enforcement officials said this was the 13th such plot that was prevented in the city since September 11, ABC News reported.…
According to ABC News, one of the suspects was a Muslim and had already obtained some weapons including pistols and hand grenades.
The man, who is in his 20s, reportedly lives in Queens and was selling drugs in order to purchase the weapons. He’s had previous arrests for drug possession, and said he was drug dealing for jihad, ABC reported quoting sources.