Passenger With Stolen Passport Had No Terror Ties, Police Say

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[The New York Times] Passenger With Stolen Passport Had No Terror Ties, Police Say

The Malaysian police said on Tuesday that one of the two passengers known to have used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysian airliner was a 19-year-old Iranian who wanted to migrate to Germany and who appeared to have no connection to terrorist organizations.

…the authorities had not yet identified the second passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 who had been traveling on a stolen passport, but he said that the person had arrived in Malaysia on the same day, Feb. 28.

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See Also:

[The Wall Street Journal] Iranians Using Stolen Passports on Malaysia Airlines Flight Had No Known Terror Ties, Officials Say

[BBC News] Malaysia plane: ‘Iranian passports used before flight’

[NBC News] Iranian Aboard Missing Jet ‘Not Likely’ a Terrorist: Official

[CNN] (Video) Passengers with stolen passports identified

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