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Abdulwahab 'called Iraq' before Stockholm bomb

Abdulwahab 'called Iraq' before Stockholm bomb

Published: 17 Nov 2011 07:51 GMT+01:00
Updated: 17 Nov 2011 07:51 GMT+01:00

Taimour Abdulwahab called a mobile telephone in Iraq the same day that he blew himself up in Stockholm, and received 60,000 kronor ($8,800) from backers in Scotland, according to British prosecutors.

The UK authorities are investigating 31-year-old Nasserdine Menni, who is suspected of financing the attack and was arrested in Scotland in March.

During the investigation it has emerged that Abdulwahab rang a mobile telephone in Iraq the same day he blew himself up. He also received a call from a mobile telephone in Iraq and then called Menni repeatedly.

Abdulwahab is also reported to have received training in terrorism in Syria and Iraq during the summer 2009. He is also thought to have bought a pressure cooker, fireworks, chemicals, nails, steel balls and other articles of Sweden with which to manufacture explosives.

The Stockholm bomber is reported to have been in contact with Menni since 2003.

Menni is now suspected, aside from having provided finance via various bank accounts, of a long list of criminal offences - including fraud, using false identity documents and breaking immigration laws.

On Wednesday he faced a Glasgow court in a preliminary hearing which ended with a new hearing fixed for January 18th, 2012.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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08:40 November 17, 2011 by Happy_Niklas
I wonder how a person could hate his country where he was bought up for 20 years.......this is some thing that has to be taken under consideration by Intelligence dept... , he meight be one in hundreds of Abdulwahabs..................
09:23 November 17, 2011 by wolverine2k
Read "Onward Muslim Soldiers" by Robert Spencer. That book has answers to all the questions and the typical muslim behavior pattern.
11:04 November 17, 2011 by eppie
He received training in terrorism?

Luckily for people in Stockholm this guy was the world dumbest terrorist.

For the rest I wouldn't worry too much. Happy Niklas, if he was one of hundreds we would have a lot more terrorism here.

Fact is just that more than 99.999% of muslims in the west wants to perform terroristic acts.
12:21 November 17, 2011 by Streja
Rocketscientist2012, he grew up in Sweden so the security check was on his parents, who are law abiding people. But you wouldn't know that of course because you're not Swedish.
13:07 November 17, 2011 by asifbit
@ wolverine2k and eppie

Read "Onward Muslim Soldiers" by Robert Spencer. That book has answers to all the questions and the typical muslim behavior pattern.

and

Fact is just that more than 99.999% of muslims in the west wants to perform terroristic acts.

First tell me the answer, how many Muslims you personally know have done these types of things? I am Muslim even I never seen any person/Muslim around me have done this type of things. I can't believe that these people are Muslims. They are just doing their duty to think people that Muslims are bad and you are the people who actually helping them by believing them they are Muslims. They even not humans who does this.
13:32 November 17, 2011 by eppie
at post#4

wants must of course be don't want.

@asifibit

I hope this answers your question. I couldn't edit my first post directly. Anyway from the rest of my post you could have guessed wants was a 'typo'/mistake.
15:00 November 17, 2011 by godnatt
@Happy_Niklas

Because like any religious Muslim, his "religion" has political and moral values diametrically opposed to those of his country and urges violence against it's innocent people for the "crime" of disbelief.

"I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them"

- Quran (8:12)
15:52 November 17, 2011 by Streja
Rocketscientist2012, what jury? Sweden doesn't have a jury system. Do you have any information about his family? Please enlighten us.
19:30 November 17, 2011 by bcterry
This nonsensical act is a prime example of the sickness of islamic brainwashing.
05:43 November 18, 2011 by nathan45
Another islamic nut case im sure glad our governments insist we have these guys come to our countrys by the millions.
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