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Attash meets several 9-11 operatives in Kandahar

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Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationKandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan1
TimeSummer 20001
PresentTawfiq bin Attash, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Nami, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Salem al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed
Narrative and Notes
PossibleAccording to Attash, he met several of the future 9-11 "muscle" hijackers while they were providing security at the Kandahar airport. He says he encouraged bin Laden to use them.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
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