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Wali Khan Amin Shah detained

Counterterrorism Detention
Part of Project Bojinka

Event Details
Primary OrganizationProject Bojinka Cell
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda majlis al shura
Capturing AgencyMalaysian authorities
Location of CaptureMalaysia
Time of Capture December 19951
CapturedWali Khan Amin Shah1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHe was turned over to the FBI after his capture.1
1McKinley Jr., James C. 'FBI Arrests Man in Far East, Charged in Plot to Bomb Planes.' The New York Times, Dec. 13, 1995.
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