Anarchists arrested

Five self-described anarchists were arrested in a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge. The anarchists spent months discussing several different attacks before settling on the bridge near Cleveland. They did not realize they were being closely monitored and had purchased inoperable explosives from an undercover FBI agent until they were arrested after trying to detonate the bombs. Top Row: Connor Stevens, Brandon Baxter, Douglas Wright. Bottom row: Anthony Hayne and Joshua Stafford. The five self-described anarchists were arrested in a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge but the public was never in any danger, the FBI said Tuesday. The anarchists spent months discussing several different attacks before settling on the bridge near Cleveland. They did not realize they were being closely monitored and had purchased inoperable explosives from an undercover FBI agent until they were arrested after trying to detonate the bombs. "The individuals charged in this plot were intent on using violence to express their ideological views," Stephen Anthony, special agent in charge of the Cleveland division of the FBI, said in a statement.

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Five self-described anarchists were arrested in a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge. The anarchists spent months discussing several different attacks before settling on the bridge near Cleveland. They did not realize they were being closely monitored and had purchased inoperable explosives from an undercover FBI agent until they were arrested after trying to detonate the bombs. Top Row: Connor Stevens, Brandon Baxter, Douglas Wright. Bottom row: Anthony Hayne and Joshua Stafford. The five self-described anarchists were arrested in a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge but the public was never in any danger, the FBI said Tuesday. The anarchists spent months discussing several different attacks before settling on the bridge near Cleveland. They did not realize they were being closely monitored and had purchased inoperable explosives from an undercover FBI agent until they were arrested after trying to detonate the bombs. "The individuals charged in this plot were intent on using violence to express their ideological views," Stephen Anthony, special agent in charge of the Cleveland division of the FBI, said in a statement.

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