Najibullah Zazi

Charge Date: Wed Sep. 23, 2009
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Zazi was part of an Al Qaeda-backed plot to plant to bombs in the New York City subway. He trained at a terrorist camp in Pakistan and planned to use beauty supplies and backpacks to make improvised bombs. Zarein Ahmedzay, Ahmad Wais Afzali, Adnan El Shukrijumah, Ferid Imam, Adis Medunjanin, Abid Naseer, Tariq Ur Rehman, and a man known only as "Ahmad" or "Zahid" were also charged in connection with the plot.

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