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Trans Atlantic bomb suspect not a Sri Lankan
[December 26, 2001 - 7.00 GMT]

A Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Ministry release says that Richard Reid, the alleged suicide bomber who boarded the Trans Atlantic American flight 63 from Paris to Miami on Thursday December 20th is not a Sri Lankan national.

“Investigations by the law enforcement officials, both in the US and France have established that he was not a Sri Lankan national”, the release stated.

Richard Reid alias Tariq Raj had claimed he was a Sri Lankan national.

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated Date: December 26, 2001  - 7.00 GMT.