Report: CIA Foils Al-Qaida Plan to Blow Up US-Bound Plane

May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 5:36 PM EDT

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Report: CIA Foils Al-Qaida Plan to Blow Up US-Bound Plane

May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 5:36 PM EDT

According to a report from MSNBC.com, an al-Qaida plot to blow up a US-bound airplane on the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden was thwarted by the CIA.

The plot involved a type of underwear bomb, according to the MSNBC report.

Read the MSNBC.com story HERE.