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Man accused of trying to aid Islamic State group

New York man faces new charges of attempting to provide support to Islamic State group
The Associated Press

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others faces new charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, of Rochester, was indicted by a federal grand jury on three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the group that has been designated by the U.S. as a foreign terrorist organization, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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