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Lubbock man allegedly bought bomb materials

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Amarillo, Texas - A South Plains College student in Lubbock has been charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

20-year-old Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, a Saudi Arabian citizen, was arrested by the FBI wednesday.

Authorities say he bought chemicals and equipment necessary to make an improvised explosive device. They say he researched potential US targets.

He will appear in federal court Friday morning. If convicted he could face life in prison.