Abdulmutallab

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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The notorious underwear bomber who tried to bring down a jumbo jet on Christmas Day had a dirty little secret – he’d been wearing the explosive skivvies for weeks. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore them for three weeks to be exact, and it may have been the reason why he was unsuccessful in h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2012
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A Nigerian man accused of trying to bomb a US-bound flight on Christmas Day 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a commercial plane as a would-be suicide mission for al-Qaeda. His family quickly called on the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2012
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Washington: Al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki personally directed and approved the attempted bombing of a U S airliner which a Nigerian man tried to carry out on Christmas Day in 2009, according to new details released by federal prosecutors on Friday. Awlaki, who was a leader of the militant groupR...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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The Nigerian man accused of trying to use a bomb in his underwear to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day 2009 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to all charges against him and warned the United States could face “a great calamity.” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 24, entered the guilty pleas a d...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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The court heard today dramatic details of how passengers screamed in terror at the young Nigerian accused of attempting to detonate a bomb in his underwear to bring down a jetliner. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Tuckel described Umar Farouk Abdulmattab as an alleged al Qaeda member who calmly atte...