US arrests suicide bomb suspect in Kansas: 20-year-old detained after he ‘enlisted in the Army so he could stage an ISIS- style attack at a military base’

An Islamic State sympathizer who was plotting to carry out a suicide bomb attack on a US military base in Kansas similar to the deadly assault at Fort Hood in 2009 has been arrested, the Department of Justice has revealed.

John T. Booker Jr, from Topeka, Kansas, was detained in Manhattan, Kansas, on Friday morning and is facing multiple terror charges.

The 20-year-old, who refers to himself as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, is said to have targeted Fort Riley and planned to use a car bomb to kill ‘people with power’.

US Attorney Barry Grissom said Booker was making his final preparations to set off the explosive when he was captured…

…On March 19, he allegedly wrote: ‘Getting ready to be killed in jihad is a HUGE adrenaline rush!! I am so nervous. NOT because I’m scared to die but I am eager to meet my lord’…

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