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Three future hijackers travel Saudi Arabia to Beirut

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationHezbollah
OriginSaudi Arabia1
DestinationBeirut, Lebanon1
TimeMid November 20001
PresentWail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAll three had obtained their US visas in late October.1
PossibleThe 9-11 commission found the flight worthy of mention among a number of connections between 9-11 operatives and Iran, Hezbollah and their allies.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
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