U.S. man arrested in suicide bombing plot of Army base

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Posted: Apr 10, 2015 12:52 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 20-year-old U.S. man was arrested in Kansas on Friday for allegedly plotting a suicide bombing at the U.S. Army base Fort Riley, the Justice Department said.

John T. Booker, Jr. faces three federal charges that can bring up to life in prison for planning to detonate a car bomb in order to support the Islamic State militant group.

(Reporting by Lindsay Dunsmuir in Washington and Kevin Murphy in Kansas City; Writing by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Lisa Lambert)