Stories tagged: underwear bomb
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2012, 1:54 p.m.
CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned the CIA thwarted a plot by al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a new design around …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2011, 9:14 a.m.
Feds: Airline attack suspect sought martyrdom
DETROIT — A young Nigerian on a terrorist mission for al-Qaida prayed, washed and put on perfume moments before trying to detonate a bomb in his underwear to bring down …