ABC News Obtains Photos of Flight 253 Explosives Sewn into Suspect’s Underwear

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By Chris Ariens Comment

Underwear_12.28.jpgABC News has obtained four images of the bomb smuggled onto Northwest Airlines flight 253 last Friday. The photos, first broadcast on “World News with Diane Sawyer” as part of a report from ABC investigative correspondent Brian Ross, show the singed underwear of suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab with a packet of explosive powder sewn into the crotch. Ross obtained the photos from a government source. The other images show the package of the PETN explosive powder and the syringe detonator.

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