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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Underwear bomber pleads guilty
Abdulmutallab changes plea
By BENNY MARTINEZ
Talk Radio News Service
DETROIT – Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, best known as the Underwear Bomber, pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound international flight on Christmas Day, 2009.
The Nigerian man told a federal court in Detroit the bomb was a “blessed weapon to save the lives of innocent Muslims.”
The guilty plea comes on the second day of his trial. Abdulmatallab was facing eight charges, including conspiracy to commit an act of terrorism, attemped use of weapons of mass destruction and attempted murder.