The reason behind the foiled plot by ‘underwear bomber’ may have been because he had worn the explosive undergarment for three weeks.Sep 30, 2012, 13:13 PM IST
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, has earlier pleaded in a federal court guilty of trying to detonate a bomb hidden in his underwear as part of a plot orchestrated by al Qaeda`s affiliate in Yemen.Feb 14, 2012, 13:53 PM IST
Jury selection was to start today in
the high stakes trial of a young African, accused of trying to bring down an airliner with a bomb in his underwear.
Noting that there was sufficient information to uncover the December 25 plot, US President Barack Obama has said that the intelligence community failed to connect the dots and added that this would not be tolerated.Jan 06, 2010, 09:26 AM IST
More bombers are on their way to
target America, the Nigerian al Qaeda suspect charged for
trying to blow up a US airliner has told FBI, setting alarm
bells among intelligence and security apparatus here.
US investigators on Sunday tried to piece together terrorism connections of a Nigerian man who has been charged with attempting to blow up a US jetliner after reportedly confessing that he had been trained by al Qaeda in Yemen.Dec 27, 2009, 23:06 PM IST