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Plot to bomb US gas stations

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Target(s)U.S. Gas Stations
Center of GravityUnited States
Second LocationPakistan
Plot Started 2002
Plot Ended 2003
ConnectedMajid Khan1,2, Ali Abdulaziz Ali1,2
ConnectedUzair Paracha1,2, Saifullah Paracha1,2, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer) 2
Narrative and Notes
ReliableKhan, who worked at his family's gas station, was to carry out the attack.

Uzair Paracha was convicted after trying to help Khan get into the United States.
1U.S. Department of Justice press release, Nov. 25, 2005.
2"Detainee Biographies," press release, Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
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