Ohio man pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State

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Posted: Jul 07, 2016 11:48 AM

(Reuters) - An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges he attempted to kill U.S. officers and employees, and provide material support to the Islamic State, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday.

Munir Abdulkader, 21, of West Chester, was charged over his plot to kill an employee of a U.S military installation and then attack a local police station, all in Ohio, the Justice Department said.

(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York)