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January 21, 1999 | DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Indian police said Wednesday that they had foiled a plot to blow up two American diplomatic missions in India. They announced the arrests of four men, including a Bangladeshi who claimed that he had trained in Afghanistan and had met Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the deadly August bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. The suspected ringleader in the Indian plot, Bangladeshi Sayed abu Nasir, was arrested Jan.
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June 18, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Indian police said they arrested another member of a group linked to Saudi fugitive Osama bin Laden, which they suspect of planning to bomb the U.S. embassies in India and Bangladesh. A police officer said the man, identified as Abbas Sheik, was picked up in the western city of Udaipur. His detention followed police questioning of two men, including a Sudanese citizen, arrested in New Delhi on Friday allegedly carrying explosives. Police said they hoped to arrest more accomplices.
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June 18, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Indian police said they arrested another member of a group linked to Saudi fugitive Osama bin Laden, which they suspect of planning to bomb the U.S. embassies in India and Bangladesh. A police officer said the man, identified as Abbas Sheik, was picked up in the western city of Udaipur. His detention followed police questioning of two men, including a Sudanese citizen, arrested in New Delhi on Friday allegedly carrying explosives. Police said they hoped to arrest more accomplices.
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January 21, 1999 | DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Indian police said Wednesday that they had foiled a plot to blow up two American diplomatic missions in India. They announced the arrests of four men, including a Bangladeshi who claimed that he had trained in Afghanistan and had met Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the deadly August bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. The suspected ringleader in the Indian plot, Bangladeshi Sayed abu Nasir, was arrested Jan.
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