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Mushabib al Hamlan

9-11 Candidate Hijacker

ImportanceVery Low
Affiliation9-11 plotters
RoleCandidate Hijacker1
SupervisorAbu Basir al-Yemeni1
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)1
Narrative and Notes
  • Friend of Ahmed al-Nami who volunteered for 9-11, obtained a U.S. visa, then backed out.
  • Recruited by Abu Basir al-Yemeni and Abu Hafs the Mauritanian.
  • While in high school, Hamlan belonged to a group that gathered to watch propaganda tapes about the wars in Bosnia and Afghanistan. He volunteered to go to an Afghan training camp in 2000.1
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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