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Nidal Ayyad

First World Trade Center bombing cell Operative


Location of DetentionFlorence, Colorado, United States1
AffiliationFirst World Trade Center bombing cell
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withWorld Trade Center truck bombing
Case statusConvicted
Sentence240 years imprisonment2
Case resolvedMarch 4, 1994
Narrative and Notes
  • On Feb. 25, 1993, he ordered three tanks of compressed hydrogen gas that were used in the World Trade Center truck bombing a day later.
  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons No. 16917-050. Projected release date April 3, 2095.1,3
    1 U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons web site.
    2 U.S. Department of Justice Press Release, Feb. 8, 1995.
    3 United States vs. Ramzi Yousef, et. al. indictment.
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