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Atta obtains US visa

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationHamburg Cell
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Time May 18, 20001
ParticipantsMohamed Atta
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAtta claimed his old passport was lost and obtained a new one. He then received a US visa.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 5.3.
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