Breaking: Attempted Christmas Terror Attack Tied to al-Qaida
Posted Dec 25th 2009 at 4:05
From the Associated Press:
U.S. officials say a Northwest Airlines passenger from Nigeria said he was acting on behalf of al-Qaida when he tried to blow up a flight Friday as it landed in Detroit.
Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., identified the suspect as Abdul Mudallad, a Nigerian. King said the flight began in Nigeria and went through Amsterdam en route to Detroit.
One of the U.S. intelligence officials said the explosive device was a mix of powder and liquid. It failed when the passenger tried to detonate it.
The passenger was being questioned Friday evening.
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We’re a little confused by this attack. George W. Bush is gone, so the world should love us again. Plus, Camp Gitmo is closing. What else could these terrorists want?? Maybe this terrorist simply saw the attack as a way to relocate to Northern Illinois.