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Yousef Mohammed El Hajdid

Suspected Terrorist

Detained

Details
ImportanceLow
Location of DetentionBerlin, Germany1,2
Capturing AuthorityGermany1
Date of CaptureAug. 19, 20061
Location of CaptureKiel, Germany1
AffiliationUnknown
RoleTerrorist
NationalityLebanese
Alternate Name(s)Yousef Mohammed El Hajdid, Yussuf Mohamed El Hajdid, Yousef MuhammedEl Hajdid, Youssef Mohammed El Hajdid, Yousef Mohammed E. H.
Rough Age21 as of 8-24-2006
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • He and Jihad Hamad are suspected of leaving crude suitcase bombs on two regional passenger trains in Germany on July 31. They did not go off.
  • He was captured in Germany after Lebanese intelligence intercepted a telephone call to his family.1,2
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    Sources
    1 Landler, Mark. 'Plot Shows Germans Are Also Terror Targets.' The New York Times: Aug. 21, 2006.
    2 Benoit, Bertrand. 'Lebanon arrests second suspect over failed train bombing.' FT.com, Aug. 24, 2006.
     
     
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