tagged w/ Nigerian Man
DETROIT (Reuters) – A Nigerian man believed to be linked to al Qaeda militants was in custody on Saturday after he tried to ignite an explosive device on a U.S. passenger plane as it approached Detroit, U.S. officials said.
The suspect, who suffered extensive burns, was overpowered by passengers and crew on the Christmas Day flight from Amsterdam. The passengers, two of whom suffered minor injuries, disembarked safely from the Delta Air Lines plane.
“We believe this was an attempted act of terrorism,” a White House official told Reuters.
For Full story and info from terrorists father...http://ctpatriot1970.wordpress.com/2009/12/26/al-qaeda-linked-terrorist-tried-to-blow-up-plane-northwest-airlines-flight-253/DETROIT (Reuters) – A Nigerian man believed to be linked to al Qaeda militants... more