Jurors in Fort Dix case might see beheading videos

October 23, 2008 6:49:49 AM PDT
Jurors in the trial of five men accused of plotting a terrorist attack against Fort Dix in New Jersey might have another day of troubling video evidence. On Wednesday, prosecutors showed several Muslim extremist videos found on a computer in the home of two of the defendants. The tapes showed U.S. military vehicles exploding and soldiers shot by snipers in Iraq.

A government prosecutor says videos that include beheadings of Americans in Iraq could be shown Thursday. The tapes are to be stopped before the beheadings can be seen.

The suspects - all foreign-born Muslims in their 20s who lived for years in the Cherry Hill - are charged with conspiracy to kill military personnel and attempted murder. Four of them also face weapons charges.

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