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  • Top al-Qaeda Briton called Tube bombers before attack

    07/20/2005 6:04:07 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 7 replies · 488+ views
    Top al-Qaeda Briton called Tube bombers before attack By Zahid Hussain in Islamabad, Daniel McGrory and Sean O’Neill THE British al-Qaeda leader linked to the London terrorist attacks was being questioned by police in Pakistan last night after the discovery of mobile phone records detailing his calls with the suicide bombers. Haroon Rashid Aswat has emerged as the figure that Scotland Yard have been hunting since he flew out of Britain just hours before the attacks which killed 56 people. Aswat, 30, who is believed to come from the same West Yorkshire town as one of the bombers, arrived in...
  • London bomb suspect linked to Ore. terror camp (terrorists on the left coast)

    07/20/2005 6:41:28 PM PDT · by Splatter · 162 replies · 6,346+ views ^ | Wednesday, July 20, 2005 | By, NBC and CNN Staff (Spaltter)
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Investigators probing the London terror bombings are focusing on an elusive British Muslim suspect who is connected to a previous plot to set up a terrorist training camp in rural southern Oregon, according to U.S. counterterrorism officials. Officials told both NBC News and CNN Wednesday that Haroon Rashid Aswat, believed to be a mastermind of the London bombings, is the same British-born Muslim of Indian descent who scouted a Bly, Oregon ranch to set up a terror camp. These officials said Aswat, a Pakistani national being sought for questioning as a person of interest by British authorities,...
  • Brit 7/7 'bomb fixer' held (All Dead British Bombers Had His Phone #)

    07/20/2005 6:25:26 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 26 replies · 1,002+ views
    UK Sun ^ | 7-20-05 | MIKE SULLIVAN
    A BRITISH Muslim feared to have orchestrated the London bombings which killed 56 was being held in Pakistan last night. Pakistani intelligence sources said Haroon Rashid Aswad’s phone number was listed on the mobile phones registered to ALL FOUR 7/7 suicide attackers. Aswad, 35, from Dewsbury, West Yorks, was believed to have been killed fighting with the Taliban against US troops in Afghanistan in 2002. But he was seized — wearing a belt packed with explosives — during swoops on 150 al-Qaeda terror suspects in Pakistan, according to security sources. Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed denied Aswad was among...

    07/20/2005 5:44:56 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 102 replies · 5,030+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | July 20, 2005
    <p>Terror investigators hunting the London bombing mastermind are to question a suspected Al Qaeda planner held in Pakistan.</p> <p>British-born Haroon Rashid Aswad was seized at a religious school with a suicide bomb belt, explosives and GBP 13,000 in cash.</p> <p>Security sources in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, claim he had up to 20 telephone conversations with London bombers Mohammad Sidique Khan and Shehzad Tanweer. One of these is believed to have been just hours before the blasts.</p>