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Two hijackers go to Bayoumi for help

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Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationIslamic Center of San Diego, 7050 Eckstrom Avenue, San Diego, California, United States1
TimeFeb. 4, 20001
PresentNawaf al-Hazmi1, Khalid al-Mihdhar1, Omar al Bayoumi1
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHazmi and Mihdhar met Bayoumi at the Islamic center and took him up on his offer of help. Bayoumi found the two an apartment, helped them sign the lease papers, and assisted them in opening a bank account. He gave them a check for which he was immediately reimburshed, so at no point did Bayoumi provide any money to the two future hijackers.1
 
 
Sources
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.1.
 
 
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