Terror At Beaver Nation
An Oregon State University student was arrested yesterday in a failed bomb attempt at Portland's tree lighting ceremony.
A Somali-born Oregon State University student plotted to carry out a car bomb attack at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in downtown Portland on Friday, but the bomb turned out to be a dud supplied by undercover agents as part of a sting, federal prosecutors said. Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. just after he dialed a cell phone that he thought would blow up a van laden with explosives but instead brought federal agents and Portland police swooping in to take him into custody Corvallis Gazette Times LinkGood job Corvallis (and Portland) Police Department and the FBI.
The university has many international students who bring their diversity and culture to Corvallis (aka Borvallis). I hope this wanna be isn't a chemical engineering major as he seems to be incompetent as well as a loner.
Update: 2:38 pm 19 year old Mohamed Osman Mohamud was a pre- engineering student who had droppped out of school in early October, 2010. Corvallis G-T Link