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Mail Bomb Intercepted at East Midland Airport, England Was Scheduled to Explode Over U.S. Soil

Two powerful bombs were hidden inside printer cartridge in a printer and shipped to addresses in Chicago. One of the bombs was intercepted at England’s East Midlands Airport and the other bomb was discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai. A forensic investigation determined the bomb on the UPS aircraft was timed to detonate 6-7 […]

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Communication Cards in Mail Bomb Cell Phone Were Removed, Detonation Possibly Linked to Alarm Function

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa in Yemen: US and Yemeni authorities have named the man they believe to be the mastermind of the parcel bombs plot. They have issued photographs of Saudi Arabian born Ibrahim al-Asiri. He is thought to be al-Qaeda’s top explosives expert in Yemen. The offender behind last week’s unsuccessful […]

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