Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty in Plane Bomb Attempt

A guilty plea by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab took a federal court in Detroit by surprise as he admitted he tried to blow up an airliner with a bomb in his underwear for Al-Qaeda.

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  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab The 'Underwear Bomber' Pleads Guilty
    October 14, 2011 - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, of Kaduna, Nigeria, the so-called "underwear bomber," pleaded guilty on Wednesday ... purpose in taking the bomb on board Flight 253 was to detonate it during flight, causing the plane to crash and killing ...
    10/13/2011 - 3:25 pm | View Link
  • 'Underwear Bomber' Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty
    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the man accused of trying to blow up Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas Day 2009 with a bomb in his underpants, changed his plea to guilty on all counts ... by other passengers aboard the plane. After the incident, Abdulmutallab ...
    10/12/2011 - 11:55 am | View Link
  • Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab pleads guilty to underwear bomb airline attack
    DETROIT -- A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane for al-Qaida with a bomb in his underwear has suddenly pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab answering questions from a federal judge ...
    10/12/2011 - 7:26 am | View Link
  • Accused underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleads guilty
    A Nigerian man pleaded guilty Wednesday ... Detroit with a bomb in his underwear, telling a surprised courtroom on the second day of his trial that the failed attack was retaliation for the killing of Muslims worldwide. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who ...
    10/12/2011 - 7:07 am | View Link
  • Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty to Plane Bomb Attempt, Says U.S. 'Should be Warned'
    The man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner with explosives hidden in his underwear pleaded guilty ... "be warned." Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is accused of trying to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 with a bomb in his ...
    10/12/2011 - 6:51 am | View Link
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