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Uzbekistan national arrested in Idaho on federal terrorism charges

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. authorities in Idaho said Thursday they have arrested an Uzbekistan national on federal terrorism charges.

Federal prosecutors said Fazliddin Kurbanov, 30, was arrested in Boise on Thursday after a grand jury issued a three-count indictment as part of a terrorism investigation.

The indictment charges Kurbanov with one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. The indictment also alleges he possessed an unregistered explosive device.

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