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
  • Alleged 'underwear bomber' Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleads guilty
    Photo by U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images (CBS/AP) DETROIT - A Nigerian man purportedly trained by al-Qaida pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane with a bomb ... 4, 2011 - 'Underwear bomber' Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab ...
    10/12/2011 - 8:02 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
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  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
    Background . Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is the youngest of 16 children of Alhaji Umaru Mutallab, a wealthy Nigerian banker and businessman, and is a son of his second ...
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  • Nancy Edmunds
    Underwear bomber case (2010) United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (U.S. v. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab) Judge Edmunds presided in the ...
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  • Terrorist Attacks in the U.S. or Against Americans
    Terrorist Attacks in the U.S. or Against Americans. The following timeline lists terrorist attacks against the United States and Americans living either in the U.S ...
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  • Richard Reid
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