Advocates for victims of the Sept. 11 terror attack are questioning whether a Saudi diplomat’s visit to a New Jersey mosque could be linked to the terrorist plot.
NorthJersey.com reports that Mussaed Ahmed al-Jarrah visited the Al-Tawheed mosque on Jersey City’s West Side Avenue just weeks before the attack.
The official purpose of the trip was to award a $1 million gift from a Saudi prince to the mosque. But families of 9/11 victims are questioning whether al-Jarrah had anything to do with the attack.
According to a court filing earlier this year, the FBI indicated that al-Jarrah, who was assigned to the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C., was one of several Saudi officials who provided money, housing and other assistance during the summer of 2001 to the 9/11 jihadists.
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