Army investigates alleged attempt by soldiers to poison food at Fort Jackson

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Fox News is reporting potentially shocking revelations about an ongoing US Army investigation into allegations that five soldiers may have plotted to poison the food supply at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  Adding to the already serious implications is that Fox claims to have confirmed that the suspected soldiers are Muslim and part of an Arabic translation program. Fox News:

Five suspects, detained in December, were part of an Arabic translation program called “09 Lima” and use Arabic as their first language, two sources told Fox News. Another military source said they were Muslim. It wasn’t clear whether they were still being held.

But the AP reports that an Army spokesperson says, “I can say that, according to CID spokespersons, they have not found any credible information to substantiate the allegations.” It is unknown at this time who made the accusations against the soldiers who were detained.

We will update as more information becomes available.

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