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Police: IED Found Near Chester Train Tracks
Philadelphia.CBSlocal.com ^ | May 6, 2011 8:38 PM | n/a

Posted on 05/07/2011 4:53:09 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: "CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – Chester police are urging vigilance after they found an improvised explosive device, this afternoon, near Amtrak and Septa railroad tracks and the Commodore Barry Bridge. 



Police say the device consisted of two bottles with a yellow liquid inside. They say one had a timer and wires attached by duct tape."

(Excerpt) Read more at philadelphia.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: amtrak; bridge; chester; explosives; ied; railroadtracks; rrtracks; septa; timer; train; trains; wires
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1 posted on 05/07/2011 4:53:16 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Squantos; Jet Jaguar; Allegra; Oorang

Ping.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2716483/posts


2 posted on 05/07/2011 4:54:06 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Bump


3 posted on 05/07/2011 4:54:14 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thank you for the bump Jet Jaguar.


4 posted on 05/07/2011 4:55:39 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

nothing to see, move along


5 posted on 05/07/2011 5:00:36 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Cindy
I called this a looong time ago. A pssenger train derailment yeilds mass casualties. Hazmat wrecks cause major local disruptions. Even simultaneous freight derailments around the country would create a lot of economic ripples.
6 posted on 05/07/2011 5:00:48 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: All

Off Thread Topic:

Quote:

http://twitter.com/usnavysealstore/status/66829099020201984

@usnavysealstore
USNavySealStore

A notebook found in bin Laden’s compound revealed plans of a terrorist attack in US to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11. http://bit.ly/iNtIUN
10 minutes ago via web

#

http://blog.usnavyseals.com/2011/05/bin-laden-notebook-reveals-plot-for-10th-anniversary-of-911.html

“Bin Laden Notebook Reveals Plot for 10th Anniversary of 9/11”
Posted May 6th, 2011 by USNavySeals

SNIPPET: “A notebook found in the hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where terrorist leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed, revealed plans to stage another terrorist attack in the United States to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

The New York Times reported that the handwritten notebook was among the first documents retrieved from the Al Qaeda hideout that were translated from Arabic and analyzed. The notebook was from February 2010, and talked of tampering with the U.S. railroad system. The plans involved derailing a train on a bridge...”


7 posted on 05/07/2011 5:01:35 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
"The device was found .... underneath the bridge and not far from the tracks Septa’s Wilmington-Newark line uses.

"

BUMP

8 posted on 05/07/2011 5:03:14 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Joe 6-pack

OPINION:

Public transportation and public places and large events — jihadis find those appetizing targets.

That said, this is somewhat breaking news and at this time, with the little info available...suspect(s) seem to be unknown.


9 posted on 05/07/2011 5:03:59 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Diogenesis

Thank you for the bump Diogenesis.


10 posted on 05/07/2011 5:04:34 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Don’t worry, folks, we’re on it. Force was apparent everywhere Thursday. Even saw a crew walking station platforms with backpack (geiger-counter ?)


11 posted on 05/07/2011 5:07:52 AM PDT by conductor john (from jersey)
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To: Cindy

“two bottles with a yellow liquid inside”

Those sound more like “trucker bombs” to me!
Snowplow drivers throw them out the window all night long.


12 posted on 05/07/2011 5:10:46 AM PDT by Fireone (Heating the tar and readying the feathers.)
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To: Cindy

SEPTA Terror Response Equipment Stolen
Items Taken From SUV While At Garage For Service

PHILADELPHIA - The entire country is on alert ever since a Navy SEALs team raiding Osama bin Laden’s compound found evidence that al-Qaeda wants to attack trains.
http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/news/local_news/SEPTA_Counterterrorism_Equipment_Stolen_050611


13 posted on 05/07/2011 5:11:32 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today:))
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To: Cindy
Masjid As Sabiqun in Chester PA - 1105 Concord Avenue, Chester, PA 19013

Islamic Center of Chester 14 East 7th Street, Chester, PA 19013-4212

Masjid Al Fajr 2009 West 3rd Street, Chester, PA 19013

Just sayin'......

14 posted on 05/07/2011 5:12:25 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Cindy

Thank YOU, Cindy, for being there for America
year after year. God bless you.


15 posted on 05/07/2011 5:14:22 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Fireone

““two bottles with a yellow liquid inside”

Those sound more like “trucker bombs” to me!”

My first thought, too, until I read about the duct tape and wires... don’t think you need that to go to the bathroom! :/


16 posted on 05/07/2011 5:14:44 AM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Cindy

It starts... binny had this plan in his paperwork, according to reports. Get ready... we going to be playing Cowboys and Muslims soon!

LLS


17 posted on 05/07/2011 5:15:11 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Cindy

Sounds like a local Muzz inspired by Muzzie protests against the offing of Obama, er, I mean Osama.


18 posted on 05/07/2011 5:18:10 AM PDT by luvbach1 (checked your profile)
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To: Cindy
Lovely. We should expel every last one from the United States. I do not want to sacrifice our freedom because of Muslim sensitivities.

I do not think that is cruel in any way. We are the 'Great Satan' to them and they want us to submit. Their own words are enough for me. Toss them out before it is too late.

19 posted on 05/07/2011 5:23:16 AM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: LibLieSlayer

With the information (hard drives and paperwork) having been captured by the SEALs, it gives cause for the cockroaches to be scattering.

I hope the FBI and other agencies are watching various ‘locations’ outside the Middle East to see who is scurrying and what is being scoured.

I have a feeling that many Imams, even within the USA, are sweating.

That info probably contains plans, organizational structure, names, phone numbers, addresses, etc. It is probably ‘hotter’ than Hillary’s 900 FBI files.


20 posted on 05/07/2011 5:24:47 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: LibLieSlayer

Cowboys and muslims... love it..... :) I am stealing that.....


21 posted on 05/07/2011 5:29:36 AM PDT by delchiante
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To: Fireone

The person behind it is a “whiz” at bomb making.


22 posted on 05/07/2011 5:30:03 AM PDT by edpc (Tagline under construction: Your American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars at work.)
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To: fatima
The vehicle was unlocked when the equipment was stolen.

Pardon the expression, but Philly is a real pool of crap, a political machine run by corrupt Democrats. I refuse to go there.

I remember visiting the building housing the Liberty Bell. There was a picture of Nelson Mandela there. That was enough for me.

23 posted on 05/07/2011 5:31:04 AM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: delchiante

Do a search of “cowboys and muslims” and you’ll find a popular humorous tale all over the internet. Seen it on FR several times, posted it myself once.


24 posted on 05/07/2011 5:47:02 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Bad posters drive out good; don't post and drive!)
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To: Cindy

Well, that was quick.


25 posted on 05/07/2011 5:49:52 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: conductor john

Surely you’re being sarcastic?


26 posted on 05/07/2011 5:54:49 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Cindy

So, the question that will never be asked is this:

Are these “bombs” the fruits of Bin Laden’s plans or........

Are these “bombs” the result of our telling the world about Bin Laden’s plans?


27 posted on 05/07/2011 5:55:04 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: He Rides A White Horse
I remember visiting the building housing the Liberty Bell. There was a picture of Nelson Mandela there.

That isn't the half of it. The whole exhibit is a disgusting shrine to PC

I was there a few years ago and left physically ill

28 posted on 05/07/2011 5:56:57 AM PDT by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: Cindy
Chester police are urging vigilance ...
"Call for Mr. Bernie Goetz. Call for ..."

29 posted on 05/07/2011 5:58:54 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Joe 6-pack

It’s time for “peaceful Muslims” to rat out their terrorist brothers.


30 posted on 05/07/2011 6:01:29 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: He Rides A White Horse
Philly is a real pool of crap ... I refuse to go there.
Two years ago I discovered my 3x and 6x great grandfathers were prominent in PA history and buried near Philly in Germantown.
As much as I wanted to go there to pay my respects, I just couldn't do it.
31 posted on 05/07/2011 6:03:05 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Erik Latranyi

I think about this often. When are we acting as al Qaeda’s free publicity service?


32 posted on 05/07/2011 6:03:13 AM PDT by firebrand (Impeach Obama.)
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To: popdonnelly

LOL...can’t believe this took place in PA, and we haven’t had a single Amish reference yet!


33 posted on 05/07/2011 6:05:03 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: firebrand
I think about this often. When are we acting as al Qaeda’s free publicity service?

Remember the fear that everytime Bin Laden would release a video or audio that he would have coded orders in them?

The Obama Administration is so incompetent that it could accidentally trigger an attack.

34 posted on 05/07/2011 6:06:10 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: oh8eleven
As much as I wanted to go there to pay my respects, I just couldn't do it.

It is really bad. I would like to visit some of the museums. The cost of parking is ridiculous among other things.

I remember being a child and the plan for today is field trip. Hooray!!

It is a shame.

35 posted on 05/07/2011 6:10:31 AM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Reddy
the duct tape and wires... don’t think you need that to go to the bathroom!

Perhaps someone had a problem. LOL!

36 posted on 05/07/2011 6:13:32 AM PDT by Jemian (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA)
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To: Erik Latranyi

“Are these “bombs” the result of our telling the world about Bin Laden’s plans?”

The Obama administration’s loos lips has also sent a message to these “safe houses”, and you can bet if the F.B.I. kicks down doors, any one or thing of value would have moved on.


37 posted on 05/07/2011 6:14:46 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Joe 6-pack
LOL...can’t believe this took place in PA, and we haven’t had a single Amish reference yet!

And thank goodness there hasn't been one. The Amish thing was funny the first year or two, but something about seeing the same joke ten thousand times....well...

38 posted on 05/07/2011 6:15:05 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Cindy

I guess it was only a matter of time. I fervently hope this does not become a trend.

A friend and I were just discussing my upcoming trip home this morning. We laughed about how we swerve on the freeways back home to avoid any trash or anything at all because we are now wired to suspect anything like that as an IED.

I guess I’d better not try so hard to drop that habit as I have on past trips home.

Thanks for the ping.


39 posted on 05/07/2011 6:16:53 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

You can’t protect rail that easy.


40 posted on 05/07/2011 6:17:58 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Windflier
"The Amish thing was funny the first year or two, but something about seeing the same joke ten thousand times....well..."

Perhaps it's time to start blaming the Jains.

41 posted on 05/07/2011 6:20:15 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Fireone

Winner!


42 posted on 05/07/2011 6:27:00 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Ladies and Gentlemen the _resident of the untied States!!)
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To: Popman
That isn't the half of it. The whole exhibit is a disgusting shrine to PC

It really is sickening. I have not been there since my visit. I do not see myself returning any time soon, if ever.

43 posted on 05/07/2011 6:30:54 AM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Cindy

Somebody found a discarded contraceptive, gross....


44 posted on 05/07/2011 6:32:14 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Cindy
Update:
Police in Chester said an explosive device was found in an alley between residential homes and a set of train tracks yesterday.

Chester Police Chief Darren Alston described it as a gallon-size sports-drink container filled with gasoline. A timer was taped to the device, but it was not set.

Alston said city firefighters and the Delaware County bomb squad disabled the device and that authorities are investigating all scenarios, from juvenile prank to terrorism.

Sounds more like something for an arsonist than anything that could cause a derailment.
45 posted on 05/07/2011 6:34:51 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: Cindy

Round up the Amish.


46 posted on 05/07/2011 6:34:57 AM PDT by I got the rope
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To: Cindy

Okay, who misses Frank Rizzo, now?


47 posted on 05/07/2011 6:36:37 AM PDT by papertyger
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To: redgolum

I’m also be wary of a Beslan style raid, but probably not ‘til this fall after the start of the new school year and the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The muzz will have all summer to plan for it while Napolitano falls back asleep and Holder returns to selling guns to drug cartels.


48 posted on 05/07/2011 6:37:11 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Diogenesis

The usual find is a body. This community is ravaged by crime , drugs and murder. Could a Muslim group slide into Chester and make use of the youth? Indeed they could. Once the home of Ford Motors, Scott Paper, Baldt Anchor, Congoleum, and a rail car company. A place where Lee Iacocca got his start . The slogan used to be “What Chester makes, makes Chester great”
The city is now home to a huge Harrah’s Casino on the Delaware waterfront and a professional soccer team. The new stadium built on the waterfront is beautiful. Chester still
is a bad place these days.


49 posted on 05/07/2011 7:05:32 AM PDT by oldironsides
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To: oldironsides

This is probably just some local nutcase inspired by the news. Something tells me Al Qaeda would not be so obvious.

Fact that timer wasn’t set makes this look like a “warning”, but, again, there are plenty of unhinged people looking for their 15 minutes of fame in exchange for a lifetime in prison.


50 posted on 05/07/2011 7:21:25 AM PDT by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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