Al-Qaida group claims responsibility for cargo bombs
The al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility for the two parcel bombs on cargo planes bound for the U.S. October 29. Two parcels that were computer printer cartridges filled with explosives were bound for Chicago and were intercepted. The group is affiliated with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network. The claims were reported by the SITE Intelligence Group, a website that monitors global terrorism, the Hindustan Times said. Security forces in Yemen are searching for the suspected bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, the British Broadcasting Corporation said.