The FBI is looking at a double stabbing to chants of "Allah hu Ackbar" Saturday night in Virginia as a possible terrorist attack.
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. -- The FBI is investigating a double stabbing here Saturday night as a possible terrorist attack, reports CBS News Investigative Unit Senior Producer Pat Milton, citing law enforcement sources.
One told Milton the suspect yelled “Allah Akbar” -- Arabic for God is Great -- during the stabbing. Witnesses told police they heard the same thing, reports CBS Roanoke affiliate WDBJ-TV.
Police said Wasil Farooqui, 20, of Roanoke County, stabbed a man and woman in a random attack that left the victims severely wounded and hospitalized.
He’s charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding and is being held without bond.