WAR ON TERROR: AMERICAN ALERT: U. S. OF FEAR; 'Multiple Attacks' at Weekend

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WAR ON TERROR: AMERICAN ALERT: U. S. OF FEAR; 'Multiple Attacks' at Weekend


Byline: ANDY LINES, US Editor

THE entire United States is on red alert this weekend for "multiple" attacks from Osama bin Laden.

Federal agents have warned that trucks, rather than planes, may be the method for delivering a new round of bomb-horror.

Terrorists-to-be may have enrolled in US truck-driving schools in the way that the September 11 hijackers learned to fly in Florida.

In Washington, the FBI is concerned about truck-bombs around the White House or the Capitol Congress building.

But every town and city has been told to expect more strikes from bin Laden's al-Qaeda network. All nuclear weapons facilities have stepped up security.

The FBI issued an "attacks imminent" warning on Thursday night in the light of CIA intelligence-gathering.

A senior official said the information was being treated with the utmost seriousness, calling it "the real deal".

He explained that the CIA had collected intelligence pointing to possible multiple attacks in the "very near future".

Terrorists were promising that the next assault would be even bigger than those on the World Trade Center and Pentagon a month ago. The death toll from that day is an estimated 5,451.

Some of those threats "might b hyperbole", said the official. But the "higher quantity and higher quality" of the new information should put everyone on notice.

He went on: "This is intended to put people on edge. New information is coming in every hour."

Police in Washington are on special alert for truck bombs.

District police have been training over the past week in how to spot terrorists masquerading as truckers.

Lorries have been banned from an area around the Capitol building. …

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