Jul 05,2007 00:00
LONDON - A group of Muslim doctors threatened in an Internet chatroom to attack the United States with car bombs and other weapons, a newspaper reported Thursday.
"We are 45 doctors and we are determined to undertake jihad and take the battle inside America," one of the doctors wrote in an online discussion, The Telegraph of London reported.
"The first target which will be penetrated by nine brothers is the naval base which gives shelter to the ship Kennedy."
The U.S.S. John F. Kennedy is often docked at the Mayport Naval Base in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Telegraph reported that a message discussed possible targets at the base: "These are clubs for naked women which are opposite the First and Third units."
Another referred to using six Chevrolets, three fishing boats and rocket-propelled grenades in the planned attack.
The chat was disclosed in a London courtroom where three men pleaded guilty to charges related to spreading to terrorism propaganda on the Internet. They were expected to be sentenced Thursday.
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