(1 January 1979 – 2 August 2007) was one of two terrorists behind the 2007 Glasgow International Airport attack
, who later died of his injuries sustained in the attacks.
Ahmed an Indian Muslim
born in Bangalore
and raised in Saudi Arabia
during his doctor parents' tenure there. He was an engineer who was studying for a PhD in computational fluid dynamics
. He was often mistakenly referred to as a medical doctor in news reports.
Mobile phone records have shown that, during his 2005-2007 stay in India, Ahmed had frequent communications with Malta, the UK, Finland, Saudi Arabia and Oman. In May 2007, prior to departing to Britain
from his native Bangalore
, he entrusted his mother with a compact disk he said contained some important information on his "project." The disk has been handed over to police for analysis. Although the analysis is not yet complete, it had been revealed that the disk contained speeches by al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden
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