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Muscle hijackers transit Karachi

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationSafehouse, Karachi, Pakistan
TimeSpring 2001
PresentAbd al Rahim Ghulum Rabbani, Abdullah Sindhi
PresentAbdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi, Ramzi Binalshibh
Narrative and Notes
ReliableSindhi served as the courier who escorted the future hijackers to the Karach safehouse from Afghanistan. The safehouse was run by Rabbani.1
PossibleThe hijackers came in small groups and stayed for a few weeks, so they were not all necessarily associated with each other during this time.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
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