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Posted on 12/09/2009 2:22:41 PM PST by Cindy
Breaking News: Pakistan Reportedly Detains Five D.C.-Area Muslims on Suspicion of Terror
IPT News December 8, 2009 **Updated December 9, 9:00 a.m. EST
A Pakistani newspaper reports the arrest of five foreign nationals after a raid in a town called Sargodha. The raid took place at the home of a member of the Jaish-e-Muhammad, a Pakistani movement designated as a terrorist group by the U.S. Treasury Department in 2001.
According to the report, "The DPO told that these people had been living in Sargodha since Nov 30 and it was quite a possibility that they were engaged in acts of terrorism." It names the five as Ahmed Abdullah, Waqar Hassan Khan, Eman Hassan, Yasir and Rami Zamzam and describes them as two Yemenis, an Egyptian, a Swede and a U.S.-born Pakistani.
Read more at: http://www.investigativeproject.org/1557/authorities-search-for-five-missing-dc-area
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Cindy I understand these are same dude disappear from DC area they turn up in Pakstein
Gee that terror sign right there LOL!
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR FIVE MISSING D.C.-AREA MUSLIM MEN" (SNIPPET: "Federal investigators are searching for a Howard University dental student and four other missing Muslim men reported missing from the Washington, D.C. area, the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) has learned. There is concern they may have been sent abroad to train for jihad. The five were last seen November 29. The identities of two of the missing men, Howard student Ramy Zamzam and Waqar Khan, have been mentioned in online postings, including a Facebook page that was set up Monday for friends to offer their support. Some of those pages, however, appear restricted to friends and associates. It is not clear where the men are believed to have gone, but an informed source told the IPT that at least one left behind a farewell video.") (December 8, 2009)
Obama and what 4 others?
A U.S. born Pakastani? Wouldn’t that make him an American?
Anyway, we shan’t jump to any conclusions here. After all it’s the right wing nutjobs that are the real terrorists in this country.
Beat me to it.
Thanks, Cindy, for the update.
02:04 AM PST | Thu, 10 Dec, 2009 | Zilhaj 22, 1430
“Five Americans detained in Sargodha raid”
Thursday, 10 Dec, 2009
PHOTO CAPTION:Security remains tight accross Pakistan following a surge in violence in major cities. Photo from Reuters/File”
SNIPPET: “ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police on Wednesday arrested five American men believed to have gone missing from the Washington, D.C. area last month, officials from both countries said. US officials say one of the missing students left what investigators call a farewell video saying Muslims must be defended.
The men were picked up in a raid on a house in Sarghoda in the eastern province of Punjab, police officer Tahir Gujjar said, adding that three of the men are of Pakistani descent, one is of Egyptian descent and the other is of Yemeni heritage.
Regional police chief Mian Javed Islam told The Associated Press that the men were between the ages of 18 and 20 and had spent the past few days in the city, which is near an air base about 125 miles south of the capital, Islamabad.
They are being questioned and it is premature to say whether they are involved in or planned any act of terror, Islam said.
But two US officials familiar with the case said the five are believed to be young men from the Washington area who went missing at the end of November.
The FBI has been searching for the men since their families reported them missing and expressed fears they may have gone to Pakistan, according to the two US officials. The two are familiar with the case and spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.
One of the men was a dental student at Howard University, according to the officials.
The officials said one of the group they did not say which one left behind what investigators believe was a farewell video message, in which he talks about defending Muslims and shows images of US casualties.”
I don’t know how this will end up, but it strikes me Pakistan may have just done more than our own security teams have been able to do.
Good for them, as long as it is proven these were definitely problematic individuals.
My wife and I know a Pakistani here in our area, and the guy is a good man. He goes to Pakistan from time to time to see family. I believe his daughter held a marriage reception or perhaps even a wedding there a few years back.
When I said he was Pakistani, I should have stated he was a former Pakistani, with family still over there. Ooops...
Great. Now we are importing and exporting terrorists.
DC area "residents". Open borders are wonderful. Disband homeland security, immigration, and the passport office. They are irrelevant in the modern age.
A person of interest in the Bombay massacre was caught in Chicago.
Yes. Despite the Left’s assertion that there is no terrorist threat, there exists a fifth column in America.
And yes I am questioning their patriotism.
CAIR sure did a good job in finding them with the FBI. *snort*
Hope and Change.
I’m sure the MSM will jump right on this important story.
HOAX and change!
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