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Two candidate hijackers in Bahrain

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
PresentQutaybah al Najdi1, Saeed al Baluchi1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableBahrain airport security officials questioned Najdi as they were passing through to Saudi Arabia (presumably from Pakistan), and the two were so unnerved by the experience they refused to participate in the 9-11 plot.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
2Presumption; date not given.
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