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Eyad Ismoil

First World Trade Center bombing cell Driver

Eyad Ismoil

ImportanceMedium
Location of DetentionFlorence, Colorado, United States1
Capturing AuthorityJordanian authorities
Date of Capture1995
Location of CaptureAmman, Jordan
AffiliationFirst World Trade Center bombing cell
RoleDriver
NationalityJordanian
NationalityPalestinian
NationalityKuwaiti
Alias(es)Iyad Mahmoud Ismaeel Najim1
Alternate TransliterationEyad Ismail
Date of Birth19711
Alternate Date of BirthJan. 26, 19643
Place of BirthKuwait
GenderMale
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withWorld Trade Center truck bombing
Charges issued1993
Case statusConvicted
Sentence240 years imprisonment, $10 million fine
Case resolvedNov. 12, 1997
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons No. 37802-054. Bureau lists his projected release date as Aug. 30, 2204.
  • Attended engineering school at Wichita State University.
  • Claimed at trial he was an unknowing dupe when he drove the bomb-laden truck to the World Trade Center.1,2
  • Sources and Notes

    1 U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons web site.
    2 CNN, 'Last World Trade Center Bombing Conspirator Sentenced.' April 3, 1998.
    3 Sept. 11 commission report, Appendix A.

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