Speech to Text for Professor responds to planned explosive attack
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your forecast. governor andrew cuomo is asking the state police to increase patrols in delaware county ..after those four people from rochester were arrested.... accused of plotting to attack in islamberg. court papers say they had multiple, cylinder- shaped explosive devices and mason jars wrapped in duct tape. charges include weapons possession and conspiracy. a professor of islamic studies is speaking out following those arrests. professor omeed safi made a visit to hamilton college tonight to speak about islam. he also spoke with newschannel 2s zhane caldwell ... who is live in the studio with the professor's thoughts on the arrests ... zhane. don ... a day after the four teens were arrested for plotting to attack a muslim community in islamberg ... a hamlet that is less then 2 hours from utica... both governor cuomo and professor omeed safi are giving there take on the situation. professor safi says this isn't about one community in particular ... but the country as a whole. he says as long as any of us our targeted then no one is safe. police say the attack on islmaberg was planned over the course of about a month ... and are calling it a serious plot. omid safi says -"young people, 16, 18 years old, wanting to kill fellow human beings thatreaks your heart. i was really moved to find out that the reason that this attack was prevented is that one of their fellow classmat hsaw sometng, he heard something,he said something. and i think that that's a responsibility for all of us. all of us have to ." govenor andrew cuomo reased a stement to todaprevented that r llow clsmates heaw something,e heard mething,he id sothing.and i think th that's ay for alof us. all of usaveo ." governor andrecuomo released a statement to today sang: whilthere are tho in shington who ntinue fan thflames no home in our state. in new york, we stand with the muslim community and we will hold those behind this thwarted plot responsible to the full extent of the law." three of the suspects are being held in the monroe