Suspect in Pittsburgh Church Bomb Plot Indicted on Federal Terrorism Charges

The man suspected of plotting a bomb attack on a Pittsburgh church has been indicted on federal terrorism charges.

Mustafa Alowemer, 21, is accused of planning to bomb the Legacy International Worship Center on the North Side.

U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says a federal grand jury has now returned a three-count indictment against Alowemer.

The indictment charges him with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS, and two counts of distributing information relating to an explosive, destructive device or weapon of mass destruction.

Alowemer is currently being held in federal custody.

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