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According to the criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, Shahzad confessed to buying the SUV, rigging it with a bomb and driving it into Times Square.

Shahzad admitted to receiving bomb-making training in Waziristan, Pakistan, a region where the Pakistani Taliban operates with near-impunity.

The complaint charged Shahzad with trying to detonate a weapon of mass destruction, attempted car bombing and obstructing interstate and foreign commerce by trying to kill and maim U.S. citizens.



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