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Al-Qaida militant details World Cup attack plot

An al-Qaida militant detained in Iraq on suspicion of plotting to attack the World Cup told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he wanted to target Danish and Dutch teams to avenge insults against the Prophet Muhammad.

Iraqi security forces announced the arrest of Saudi citizen Abdullah Azam Saleh al-Qahtani Monday, saying he was suspected of planning an attack in South Africa during the World Cup beginning June 11.

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BjornarO5078d ago

yes, it is important to not mix football with religion.

sokrates5077d ago

Agree guys. What they want is attention, and the WC is the biggest event.

Moe75077d ago

These Al-Qaida are like a plan that went out of hand!
Besides, they are not even true Islam!!!!