MI5 knew of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’’s UK extremist links 3 years ago


David Leppard
The Australian
January 4, 2010

BRITISH security services knew three years ago that the Detroit bomber had “multiple communications” with Islamic extremists it has emerged.

[efoods]Counterterrorism officials said Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was “reaching out” to extremists whom MI5 had under surveillance while he was studying at University College London.

Officials said the 23-year-old Nigerian was “starting out on a journey” in Britain that culminated in his attempt to bring down flight 253 as it prepared to land in Detroit, Michigan, on Christmas Day.

British officials have now passed a file to their US counterparts on Abdulmutallab’s activities in Britain while he was a student from 2005 to 2008. It shows his repeated contacts with MI5 targets who were subject to phone taps, email intercepts and other forms of surveillance.

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