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Jordanians break up millennium cell

Counterterrorism Detention
Part of Jordan Millennium Plot

Event Details
Primary OrganizationJordan Millennium Bombing Cell
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Capturing AgencyJordanian authorities
Location of CaptureAmman, Jordan
Time of Capture Nov. 30, 1999
CapturedKhadr Abu Hoshar
Narrative and Notes
ReliableSixteen were arrested in Jordan. Searches at the prisoners' rented house also turned up 71 drums of acid, forged Saudi passports, detonators, and a copy of the Encylopedia of Jihad.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 6.1.
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