RICHARD ESPOSITO, RHONDA SCHWARTZ and BRIAN ROSS
January 28, 2010
Editor’s note: Federal agents told ABCNews.com they are attempting to identify a man who passengers said helped Abdulmutallab change planes for Detroit when he landed in Amsterdam from Lagos, Nigeria, information that vindicates eye witness Kurt Haskell. Follow the link in this story to read more.
American law enforcement officials have been told to be on the lookout for female suicide bombers who may attempt to enter the United States, law enforcement authorities tell ABC News.
One official said at least two of them are believed to be connected to al Qaeda in Yemen, and may have a non-Arab appearance and be traveling on Western passports.
The threat was described as “current” but not imminent, said the official.
“They have trained women,” said former White House counterterrorism official Richard Clarke, an ABC News consultant.
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