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Authorities arrested a man accused of "mass casualty" terrorist attack in California


The Ministry of Justice announced Monday the arrest of former US Army infantryman, accused of conspiring to "mass casualties" act of terrorism in the white nationalist rally in Long Beach, California at the weekend.

Agents arrested the suspect, Mark Steven Domingo mignonette, California, on Friday night after an undercover FBI source to send suspect that he believed the bomb was alive, that he could use to carry out his attack.

"This study has successfully thwarted the very real threat posed by trained combat soldier, who has repeatedly said that he wanted to cause maximum casualties," said US Attorney Central District of California Nick Hanna in a statement.

30 Page oath filed a criminal case against the Domingo states that it is planning to build a bomb goes back to the beginning of March.

Domingo "expressed support for violent jihad," stating under oath, and he expressed his intention to target the Jews, churches and police in retaliation for attacks on Muslims. Domingo specifically led the attack in March against practicing Muslims in New Zealand, available on the Internet, "there mustbe punish."

"Still crazy … even more so … ever since I watched the VID,» he said, according to court documents.

The documents also indicated that Domingo said he was holding an AK-47 in his bed, in the light of the attack.

After these transactions, the FBI informant contacted Domingo online and then met with him personally, where he further detailed his plan potential attacks. He asked the FBI agent "to find someone to build an improvised explosive device, he said, could lead to 50 casualties," according to the indictment.

According to court documents, Domingo bought 3-inch nails used as shrapnel in improvised explosive device which is intended to make it.

"Domingo said that he specifically bought a three-inch nail, because they will be long enough to penetrate the human body and pierce internal organs," he says supple.

The indictment cited Domingo saying the United States should "other VEGAS," referring to the mass shootings in October 2017, when 58 people were killed by a lone gunman in the country music festival.

Domingo is also, according to the affidavit expressed support for the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

"That's why I kak i like al-Baghdadi, but because he took the direct rack … victory or martyrdom," he said

Domingo also noted the various police cars, the church and the National Guard Armory, which were possible target locations, the indictment says.

While Domingo settled on a white nationalist rally in Bluff Park, his overwhelming target, local media indicate that no white nationalists are not actually present and the park instead filled counter protesters.

When discussing the possible precipitation of his planned attack, Domingo blew led Boston Marathon and said he hoped that his attack will be echoes the chaos that swept the city for days after.

«Remeber Tsarnaev brothers, Boston bombers, it has stirred up a hornet's nest … I we do this, the LA is going to be blocked," he said.

If convicted on the charge of providing and attempting to provide material support to terrorists, Domingo could face a maximum sentence of 15 years in federal prison.

ABC News & # 39; Mike Levine and Alex Stone contributed to this report.

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