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Feds to announce al Qaeda indictment in New York terror plot

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Indictment deals with alleged plot to bomb the New York Subway system
  • Shukrijumah remains at large
  • A reward of up to $5 million is offered for his arrest

(CNN) -- Federal prosecutors are expected to announce Wednesday a grand jury indictment against a key al Qaeda operative, Adnan Shukrijumah, according to two federal law enforcement officials.

The indictment includes several terrorism-related charges related to a thwarted plot to bomb the New York subway system, they said.

Shukrijumah remains at large. Authorities have issued a reward of up to $5 million for information directly leading to his capture.

The case is based out of the Eastern District of New York.

CNN's Susan Candiotti contributed to this report