FBI Agent: Terror Suspect Trained in Conn.

An FBI agent said an alleged N.C. terrorist trained in Naugatuck

An FBI agent says there could be a terror training camp in Connecticut. 

FBI Special Agent Michael Sutton testified Tuesday in a Raleigh, N.C., courtroom that a terrorism suspect told him he attended a secret training camp in Connecticut in the late 1980s but did not say where the camp was, the Hartford Courant reports.

Sutton testified at a bond hearing for Daniel Boyd and six others accused of plotting terrorism abroad . 

Investigators said Boyd practiced hand-to-hand combat and became skilled with military weapons, the New York Times reports.

Sutton said Boyd, 39, who lived in a rural area south of Raleigh, recruited followers to engage in violent jihad, train on firearms and gather the finances to travel overseas. 

The indictment did not include a specific plot, but did mention Boyd and some of the defendants traveled to Israel in 2007 with terrorist intents, but returned home without success.

Boyd allegedly got terrorist training two decades ago in Pakistan and Afghanistan.  No location was noted for the Conn. training camp that Boyd allegedly attended in the late 1980s, but the High Rock Shooting Range in Naugatuck has been on the feds radar for years.

Two men convicted of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center attack and a man later convicted of killing a militant Jewish leader in New York are known to have trained at the range, according to the Courant.

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