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Here’s why ‘Underwear Bomber’s’ garment failed to detonate!

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 13:13

The reason behind the foiled plot by ‘underwear bomber’ may have been because he had worn the explosive undergarment for three weeks.

Al Qaeda altered underwear bomb formula: US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 08:40

The newly designed explosive device intercepted in Yemen was an upgrade from the underwear bomb carried by Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.

US: `Proud to kill` underwear bomber jailed for life

Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 09:03

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab showed no emotion when a federal judge pronounced the sentence.

Nigerian underwear bomber to be sentenced in US

Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 11:28

A bomb hidden in the underwear of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab caused a fire on a Delta Airlines flight on December 25, 2009.

Underwear bomber seeks lesser sentence than life

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 13:53

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.

Underwear bomber pleads guilty to 2009 US bomb bid

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 21:06

The plot failed because the explosives stitched in his underwear never detonated fully and caused a massive fireball.

Underwear bomber aimed to kill 300: US prosecutor

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 08:38

A young Nigerian man who hid explosives in his underwear aimed to kill nearly 300 people aboard a US-bound airliner on Christmas 2009 so he could achieve martyrdom, US prosecutors said today.

Trial of accused underwear bomber opens in Detroit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 23:05

The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day 2009 by hiding a bomb in his underpants.

Underwear bomb case down to jury pool of 47

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 22:49

The Nigerian man is accused of trying to blow up a plane with a bomb in his underwear.

Underwear bomber’s trial to begin in Detroit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 14:33

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.

`Underwear bomber` trial jurors granted anonymity

Last Updated: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 12:10

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is accused of trying to blow up a packed transatlantic airliner.

US judge sets plea deadline in airline attack

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 13:42

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has until August 19 to work out a plea agreement.