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Tanzania cell makes final preparations

Part of East African Embassy Bombings

Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationHouse 213, Ilala District, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Start Time Late July 1998
End Time Early August 1998
ParticipantsMustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Hamden Khalif Allah Awad (Suicide Bomber) , Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)The cell ground TNT and prepared the bomb truck, loading it with boxes of TNT, cylinder tanks, batteries, detonators, fertilizer and sand bags.

Sources and Notes

1United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, indictment, Nov. 4, 1998, and updates.

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