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Attash is denied US visa

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
TimeApril 3, 19992
PresentTawfiq bin Attash
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHe applied for the visa under his Salah Saeed Mohammed bin Yousaf alias, saying he was seeking treatment for his wounded leg. It was denied because he lacked sufficient documentation to support his application.1,2
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 5.1.
2The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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