Using legal code, the charge incorporates an allegation of providing material support to terrorists. The student, Ahmed Mohamed, was exchanging information over the Internet about how to miniaturize bombs, according to a federal law enforcement source. Mohamed was also charged, along with another USF student, Youssef Megahed, with transporting an explosive device.
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Apparently, these"students" were studying at this online school.
The two men have been held since their arrest in the Berkeley County Jail on charges of "possession of a destructive device," however neither local officials nor the FBI had indicated any link to terrorism.
In the vehicle, investigators say they found potassium chlorate and sugar, which when combined with a catalyst create what has been dubbed "instant fire" releasing heat, flames and smoke in a spectacular fashion. As a result, they are used in making fireworks and as a fuel for model rockets.
MUSILM STUDENTS IN FLORIDA INDICTED Jihadwatch
CAIR will have a statement as soon as Ahmed Bedier finds out what he's allowed to say. Goose Creek Jihad Update: "Fla. students face explosives indictment," by Lara Jakes Jordan for Associated Press (thanks to all who sent this in):
WASHINGTON - Two Egyptian students at the University of South Florida were indicted Friday for carrying explosive materials across states lines and one of them was charged with teaching the other how to use them for violent reasons.
Ahmed Abdellatif Sherif Mohamed, 24, an engineering graduate student and teaching assistant at the Tampa-based university, faces terrorism charges for teaching and demonstrating how to use the explosives.
More here: USF Students Indicted In Bomb Investigation
FLASHBACK Last month:
Ahmed Bedier, executive director of the Tampa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a civil rights organization for Muslims, said family members have told him they think the materials were leftover fireworks Megahed kept in his trunk since July 4.
“Both of them are really naïve kids,” Bedier said.
CAIR Tampa's Ahmed Bedier says that they are good kids and just had left over "July 4th fireworks" and they were on a road trip to North Carolina. there car when searched had bomb making material, a backpack, a large gas can, and a red box from the car. An FBI spokesmen said no more information would be released until Monday at a 11:30am news conference.
The wolf mentions, "guess what, they all come here and major in engineering so they can turn around and use against us and the West! My friend who is a graphic artist for the UCLA Alumni association see many Muslims/Islamofascists on campus and they all go for engineering. It simply defies logic that none of terrorism experts and the FBI can't put two and two together..."