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Essabar travels Hamburg-Karachi

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationHamburg Cell
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginHamburg Airport, HAM, Hamburg, Germany1
DestinationKarachi, Pakistan1
TimeAug. 30, 20011
PresentZakariya Essabar
Narrative and Notes
PossibleEssabar, warned by Binalshibh to leave Germany, may have carried the planned attack date of 9-11 with him (It is not clear how he communicated it to al-Qaeda leadership). Ramzi Binalshibh and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed have claimed Essabar did not have foreknowledge of the Sept. 11 attacks.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
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