13th day of testimony for Fort Dix informant

November 20, 2008 8:10:40 AM PST
After eight days of grilling by defense lawyers, prosecutors get another chance to question the FBI informant at the center of the Fort Dix terror plot case. Thursday marks the 13th day that informant Mahmoud Omar is on the stand in the case against of five men accused of planning to kill soldiers at the New Jersey military installation.

Omar has said that he did not speak directly to some suspects about attacking Fort Dix. But he says one, Mohamad Shnewer, was serious about his intentions to invade.

The five men could face life in prison if they're convicted. They are charged with conspiring to kill military personnel and attempted murder.

No attack was carried out.

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