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WARPED BOMB PLOT

Race-hate terrorist planned to BOMB Missouri hospital with explosive truck over government’s handling of coronavirus

A MAN who was reportedly frustrated with the US government’s actions to stop the coronavirus was planning to bomb a hospital, according to the FBI.

Timothy Wilson, 36, was shot and killed by an agent in Belmont, Missouri, on Tuesday while trying to pick up what he thought was a truck bomb, the FBI said.

 Timothy Wilson, 36, had reportedly planned to blow up a hospital and cause mass casualties
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Timothy Wilson, 36, had reportedly planned to blow up a hospital and cause mass casualtiesCredit: Facebook
 An agent shot Wilson as he headed to get what he believed to be a truck bomb
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An agent shot Wilson as he headed to get what he believed to be a truck bombCredit: wtvm.com

In a press release, the bureau said Wilson was subject to a domestic terrorism investigation.

That investigation, the FBI said, revealed that the 36-year-old was potentially a violent extremist, motivated by racial, religious and anti-government sentiments.

Wilson worked on his plan for months and, with the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the US, he "decided to accelerate his plan to use a vehicle-born improvised explosive device in an attempt to cause severe harm and mass casualties," according to the FBI.

The statement added that Wilson “considered many various targets and ultimately settled on an area hospital in an attempt to harm many people, targeting a facility that is providing critical medical care in today’s environment.”

The bureau did no name the hospital Wilson had targeted, but they did say he had taken steps to obtain the materials necessary to build a "vehicle-borne” explosive device.

When the feds attempted to arrest an armed Wilson, he was shot and taken to a local hospital, where was pronounced dead on Tuesday evening.


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