Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
|Charge Date:||Wed Jan. 6, 2010|
|Charges:||Air safety violations, Attempted murder, Firearms violations, Weapons of mass destruction|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Al Qaeda|
Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian national, allegedly tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on December 25, 2009, with explosives chemicals hidden in his underwear. He reportedly told FBI interrogators that he had met with jihadist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and senior Al Qaeda figures in Yemen.
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