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Shehhi in Cairo

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationHamburg Cell
LocationCairo, Egypt1
Start TimeApril 18, 20011
End TimeMay 2, 2001
PresentMarwan al-Shehhi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe purpose for his trip is unclear. He met Atta's father.1
QuestionableIt is possible he traveled elsewhere, but there are no records of any such trips.1
InvalidatedAtta's father claimed Shehhi came to pick up an international driver's license and some money, but Atta already had the license with him in a traffic stop before Shehhi returned.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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