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Officials Warn Transit, Law Enforcement About Al-Qaida Train Attack Plan

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Officials Warn Transit, Law Enforcement About Al-Qaida Train Attack Plan

AP

After documents recovered at Osama bin Laden's compound showed possible plans to attack trains on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, officials sent a warning to law enforcement and transit agencies to be vigilant.

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are telling officials to watch for clips or spikes missing from train tracks, debris placed on tracks and frequent trespassing on railroad property.

Federal officials are also warning law enforcement to watch out for thefts of items like maintenance tools and identification badges, and for people without qualifications attempting to gain railroad employment.

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