FBI: Boston Terror Suspect Had Planned to Behead Police Officers

U.S. authorities say a man shot and killed by police in Boston, Massachusetts earlier this week had planned to randomly behead police officers in the northeastern state.

The FBI said 26-year-old Usaama Rahim, who was under 24-hour surveillance, had previously discussed plans with two other men to travel out of state and behead a random stranger, and had ordered three hunting knives as part of his plan. But by last Tuesday morning, Rahim had changed his mind, telling one of the men, 24-year-old David Wright, that he would remain in Massachusetts and "go after… those boys in blue," a common reference to police officers. READ MORE OF THIS STORY




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