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Did Lackawanna Six Know of 9/11 Attacks?

Buffalo, NY – Federal authorities may be investigating the possibility that the Lackawanna men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida terrorist cell might have had advance knowledge of the September 11 attacks.

The FBI on Thursday declassified a report issued in June that determined no one in the United States had knowledge of the 9/11 attacks before they happened. Still, the possibility remains that the Lackawanna suspects may have known something.

The Buffalo News reports court documents indicate the men were in an Afghanistan training camp at the same time as John Walker Lindh. Lindh is being sentenced for his al-Qaida activities October 4. Defense attorneys in the Lackawanna case suspect he might be providing information on their clients as part of his plea deal.

Defense attorneys, according to the News say they are unaware if their clients had any useful information about 9/11.