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Qutaybah al Najdi

9-11 Candidate Hijacker

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ImportanceLow
Affiliation9-11 plotters
RoleCandidate Hijacker
SupervisorKhalid Shaikh Mohammed
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
NationalitySaudi
Alternate Spelling(s)Qutaybah al-Najdi
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Najdi and associate Seed al Baluchi were traveling to Saudi Arabia through Bahrain, where Najdi was briefly questioned by airport security officials. They became so unnerved they dropped out of the 9-11 plot.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
     
     
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