Nigerian Charged in Michigan Court with Attempted Terrorist Bombing

by Jim Kouri

A Nigerian man claiming to be part of the al-Qaeda terrorist group was charged in a federal criminal complaint late yesterday with attempting to destroy a Northwest Airlines aircraft on its final approach to Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Christmas Day, and with placing a destructive device on the aircraft, according to an NYPD-FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force report obtained by the Terrorism Committee of the National Association of Chiefs of Police More: