2 arrested in alleged plot to kill ambassador

The Associated Press (AP) on October 11, 2011 released the following:

“NEW YORK (AP) — Two people have been accused of conspiracy to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

A federal criminal complaint in New York says the two also are charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction.

It says the ambassador was in the United States when the death plot was supposed to occur.

The suspects are identified as Manssor Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri.

According to a criminal complaint, Arbabsiar is a naturalized U.S. citizen who holds both a U.S. and an Iranian passport.”

Attached is Manssor Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri Amended Complaint.

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