US rail lines in al-Qaida terror plans
Jessica D’Onofrio, May 6, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Information taken from Osama bin Laden’s compound after his death is revealing details of al-Qaida’s plans, including a potential plot against U.S. rail lines.
That means tighter security on rail lines everywhere. An alert to law enforcement officials in all 50 states has been sent out.
Mass transit has remained a target. It is the most vulnerable, according to Homeland Security officials and has been the focus of numerous terrorist plots in the U.S.