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A Yemeni security official said 43 people, including foreigners, were being
interrogated for links to the failed attempt to blow up a airliner on
The official said some of the foreigners are studying Arabic and others were
married to Yemeni women.
He added that a
security team is being kept informed.
Investigators discovered that that the Nigerian suspect, Umar Farouk
Abdulmutallab, lived in a house in the capital San'a owned by an al-Qaida
suspect, the official added Monday on condition of anonymity because the
investigation has not yet finished
Abdulmutallab was thought to have used Arabic studies as a pretext for
entering the country.
Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, on Sunday, described Abdulmutallab as a