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Soldier Arrested Over Fears of 2nd Fort Hood Attack

Details of attack plan not clear
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2011 9:52 AM CDT
Soldier Arrested Over Fears of 2nd Fort Hood Attack
Soldiers salute during a ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the worst mass shooting on a US military base, where 13 people were killed and dozens wounded, Nov. 5, 2010 in Fort Hood.   (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

(Newser) – A US military serviceman has been arrested after concerns were raised that a possible second attack could occur on Fort Hood, Fox News reports. Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo, a soldier from Fort Campbell who went AWOL on July 4, was arrested near Fort Hood. Authorities won't say whether he is the person who raised their concerns; one source says two other soldiers raised concerns. A Fort Campbell spokesperson says Abdo is being investigated for child porn, while another source tells Fox News Abdo had explosives and jihadist literature in his possession when he was arrested. (Read more Fort Hood stories.)

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