NY, NJ Bombing Suspect Travel History Under Microscope

U.S. official says Ahmad Rahami appears to have spent nearly a year Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
2:21 | 09/20/16

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Let's get more obvious pass now from our chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross and Brian bring these travels overseas a real focus of the investigation. That's right Georgia good morning US officials are pressing for more information about that mysterious yearlong foreign trip brought Tommy took two years ago out of Pakistan and Afghanistan and whether that was the turning point for a young man. Who friends say once spent most of this time talking about cars sports and girls. As a teenager for a Humi attended high school in Edison New Jersey. Where he graduated in 2007. Remembered as a clean cut kid. Shocks classmates took to FaceBook to express their outrage recall in this picture of him and good times and a high school. As a senior classmates say honey actually became a father Ahmed had a girlfriend. Who became pregnant who was far along in her pregnancy at the prom. After a year a junior college Rami ended up working at the family restaurant first American fried chicken. Five years ago his family sued the city of Elizabeth, New Jersey. Claiming discrimination against Muslims because the city imposed a 10 o'clock closing time we had some code enforcement problems. And noise complaints. For a hunley appears to have long for his family roots with several trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan. In April 2013. Officials say he traveled to crack the Pakistan a known hotbed of extremism. Then traveled on to Afghanistan. Not returning to the US until almost a year later in March 2014. Causing US officials to question him on his return. They're gonna look at. Where he said he went doesn't match or did he go to some broad mosque or hook up with somebody that could have trained to become a terrorist. Officials say he claimed he was visiting Pakistan in the C a wife there we tried but failed to bring back into the country. Officials warning tell ABC news a number of his relatives remain in Pakistan Afghan refugees and that his mother left the country here in the US. Left the US just three weeks ago. And it's not return sections are and they think that these bombs are sophisticated enough we might have needed training exactly two different kinds of bombs used at least.

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