FBI Arrests Suspected Terrorist in Chicago

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An undercover operation has led to the arrest of a suspected terrorist in Chicago.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said an undercover agent provided 22-year old Sami Hassoun with a backpack full of fake explosives.

He then charged the device and dropped it in a trash can outside a busy bar near Chicago's Wrigley Field.

Terrorism task force members arrested him shortly after planting the fake device.

Hassoun is a Lebanese citizen who's lived in Chicago for nearly three years.  The agent in charge says Hassoun was attempting to kill as many people as possible.

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck has more on the suspect and the details behind his arrest.  Click play to watch.

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