Skip to comments.Revealed: How Christmas Day bomber's exploding underwear failed to detonate... (BARF ALERT)
Posted on 09/28/2012 3:49:26 PM PDT by Morgana
FULL TITLE: Revealed: How Christmas Day bomber's exploding underwear failed to detonate... because he had worn them for THREE WEEKS
The notorious underwear bomber who tried to bring down a jumbo jet on Christmas Day had a dirty little secret - he'd been wearing the explosive skivvies for weeks.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore them for three weeks to be exact, and it may have been the reason why he was unsuccessful in his 2009 terrorist plans aboard a Detroit-bound airliner.
The new details were revealed by two FBI agents who played a role in securing a confession from Abdulmutallab, shortly after the bungled plot.
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Agent Ted Peissig told WXYZ-TV: 'So basically for three weeks he wore this garment, these underwear with this device in it.
We think ultimately that is probably what caused the disruption in the sequence of events in the explosion.' Terror strike: Abdulmutallab, pictured in his 2009 mugshot, was sentenced to three life terms after pleading guilty
Terror strike: Abdulmutallab, pictured in his 2009 mugshot, was sentenced to three life terms after pleading guilty
Peissig, along with fellow agent Mike Connelly, told the network that Abdulmutallab wore the explosives-rigged underwear for three weeks in an effort to get accustomed to it, only taking it off when he showered.
Connelly added that Abdulmutallab was focused on his mission to crash the plane, because it was 'God's call.'
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Umar and the blind sheikh will probably be pardoned when Bambi vacates the White Hut.
Saved by Farouk’s skid mark.
Do they take them off to shite?
........and I always thought that wearing dirty underwear was a bad thing..........:)
You're wrong my friend.....that's where they insert their head.