In the document, titled "Interrogation Report: Profiles of the Foreigners Held," the Pakistani police give mug shots, passport photos and biographical information of American college students from the Washington, D.C. area who had allegedly traveled to Pakistan to connect with radical Islamic groups.
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"These five foreigners were held by the Police on December 9, 2009," says the report. "They were all college students. They had deep interest in the religion and they were of the opinion that a Jihad must be waged against the infidels for the atrocities committed by them against Muslims around the world."
The men named in the report are Waqar Hussain Khan, Ahmed Minni, Ramy Zamzam, Aman Yemer and Umar Farooq. All are American citizens, and all but Farooq and Zamzam were born in the U.S. The youngest, Yemer, turned 18 in May, while the rest are in their early 20s.
The report describes how Minni made contact with a unknown person named "Saifullah" after he made his interest in jihad known on the Internet.
"Among them Ahmed Abdullah Minni used to regularly visit the Internet page of YouTube. He used to praise the videos which showed attacks on the U.S. Army and Installations. This became a regular feature and Minni, a registered user of YouTube, regularly praised such attacks."
"Soon after, Minni was contacted by a person named 'Saifullah.' "
The report says that Minni was first contacted via his YouTube user account. Rather than exchange e-mails, Minni and Saifullah apparently exchanged information by leaving draft e-mails in a shared e-mail account so their conversations could not tracked.
The five men then "made a plan to with Saifullah to go to Afghanistan."
According to the report, the men ended up in a house in Sargodha in Northeast Pakistan after traveling to the country on separate flights over the Thanksgiving weekend.
They were on their way to al-Qaeda strongholds in North Waziristan when they were arrested on a tip from the FBI after their families back home reported them missing.
"They had left video cassettes back there for their parents," said Usman Anwar of the Sargodha police, "that they have left for jihad and they wouldn't be back, so we suppose that they were here for some very bad activities."