NY Terror Target: School Buses

Drivers are warned to be on alert for suspicious behavior, packages
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Apr 6, 2011 1:57 AM CDT
An email sent to New York state officials and the media warned of violence aimed at school buses.   (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

(Newser) – New York state security and educational authorities are on high alert after an email sent to officials and the media threatened attacks on school buses. Bus drivers have been warned to be especially watchful for suspicious behavior or packages. The email, which is being taken very seriously by authorities, also threatened attacks on state office buildings and the state legislature, reports the Syracuse Post-Standard.The FBI and the New York Office of Counter Terrorism is investigating. The specific nature of the threatened violence has not been revealed.

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