Airline terror suspect's family: He disappeared while at school abroad

Airline terror suspects

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December 28, 2009 10:08

 
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The family of the Nigerian man accused of trying to bring down a US-bound airliner said he disappeared while studying abroad. In a statement released Monday morning, the family of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab said that after his "disappearance and stoppage of communications while schooling abroad," his father contacted Nigerian security agencies two months ago. The statement says the father then approached foreign security agencies for "their assistance to find and return him home." "It was while we were waiting for the outcome of their investigation that we arose to the shocking news of that day," they recounted. The statement did not offer any specifics on where Abdulmutallab had been.

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