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Said Bahaji

Hamburg Cell Member

Said BahajiSaid Bahaji

LocationKarachi, Pakistan
AffiliationHamburg Cell
Affiliation9-11 plotters
Date of BirthJuly 15, 19751
Place of BirthHaselunne, Lower Saxony, Germany
DescriptionEyes: Brown; Hair: Black.
Narrative and Notes
  • Bahaji is one of the few Hamburg cell members still at large in the years after the attacks. He departed Hamburg on Sept. 3, 2001, for Pakistan.
  • Arrest warrants for him have been issued in Germany and Spain.
  • The son of a Moroccan immigrant to Germany, he was educated in Morocco and served five months in the German army before receiving a medical dicharge. He lives with Mohamed Atta and Ramzi Binalshibh between November 1998 and July 1999.
  • He is described as a dull, insecure follower with little personality or knowledge of Islam. The other Hamburg Cell members used his computer for Internet research.
  • He is married to Nese Bahaji. They were married in 1999.1,2
    1 Interpol.
    2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 5.3.
    Photos (left to right): Interpol; Interpol
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