POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Jul 23, 2010 AT 14:54 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 23, 2010 14:54 IST

Sky News have put up on their website what they claim is new footage showing the failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad meeting the leader of the Pakistani Taliban:

It shows Shahzad and Hakimullah Mehsud shaking hands and hugging sometime before the failed attack in New York in May.

During the video, Shahzad's voice is also heard.

He says: "Today, along with the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan Hakimullah Mehsud and under the command of Amir al-Mumineen Mullah Mohammed Omar Mujahid (may Allah protect him), we are planning to wage an attack on your side, inshallah."

Last month, in a statement read out in a US court, Shahzad admitted receiving training in Pakistan about how to "wage an attack" in America.

The 30-year-old defendant admitted: "How to make a bomb, how to detonate a bomb.

"I asked them (the Taliban) for some cash because I only had - my cash was like $4,500 that I had with me when I was leaving.

"And I asked for some more cash because I had to do the whole operation here."

Read the full story at Sky News

 

POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Jul 23, 2010 AT 14:54 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 23, 2010 14:54 IST
Follow us on Twitter for all updates, like us on Facebook for important and fun stuff
TRANSLATE INTO:


Post a Comment
Share your thoughts
You are not logged in, please log in or register
Must See
Daily Mail
Digression
Order by
Order by
PhotosNewsBlogsLatest
Short Takes
click for more
recent tags
Anniversaries, Homages & Tributes
Assembly Elections
BJP
Canada
Congress
Corruption
Jawaharlal Nehru
Levity
M.K. Gandhi
Narendra Modi
Nathuram Godse
Parliament
Partition 1947
RSS
Shootouts - Hate and other crimes
TV
 
bloggers
A. Sanzgiri
Boria Majumdar
Buzz
Dr Mohammad Taqi
Freya Dasgupta
G. Rajaraman
K.V. Bapa Rao
Maheshwer Peri
Namrata Joshi
Omar Ali
Our Readers Write Back
OWD
Poster
Prarthna Gahilote
Shefalee Vasudev
Sundeep Dougal
Sunil Menon
ARCHIVES
Go
SMTWTFS
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
recent comments
On Oct 19, after the results of the assembly elections...
Poll Started on: Oct 22, 2014
More...
Do you know who is the youngest to win the Nobel prize...
Freya Dasgupta, Rimme Dirchi
More...


ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: