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Reported Shalawi training in Afghanistan

Possible Training1

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Time November 20001
ParticipantsHamdan al Shalawi
Narrative and Notes
QuestionableShalawi and an associate were reportedly trained in how to conduct Khobar Towers-type truck bombings in Saudi Arabia. Shalawi claims he was in Arizona at the time but the FBI has found no evidence to confirm this.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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