Alam Plan: Shoot, Bomb, Kill Officers, Civilians in Jihad Massacre

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Police say Bangladeshi immigrant Ashiqul Alam planned to shoot and throw grenades at officers and civilians during an attack on Times Square, and he even prepared for battle by having laser eye surgery so glasses would not be an issue as he sought victims to kill. (Facebook photo)

The Daily Mail – A New York man accused of planning a terror attack in Times Square had Lasik eye surgery in case his glasses fell off . . . and left him unable to shoot at victims.

Police said Ashiqul Alam, 22, charged Friday, a day after he was caught in an undercover sting, bought illegal guns to carry out his plot, and during months of conversations with an undercover FBI agent, he said he wanted to attack law enforcement and civilians.

Authorities said he had the laser eye surgery in April in preparation. “Let’s say we are in an attack, right, say that my glasses fall off. What if I accidentally shoot you?” he is quoted.

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