Said Bahaji was a German citizen, and was born to a Moroccan father and a German mother in 1975.
10 Facts About Said Bahaji
Said Bahaji enrolled in an electrical engineering program at a technical university in 1996.
Said Bahaji spent five months in the German army and then received a medical discharge.
Said Bahaji lived in a student home during the weekdays and he spent weekends with his aunt, Barbara Arens.
Said Bahaji saw that he was secular until other students introduced him to radical Islam.
Said Bahaji later put an end to the weekend visits.
Said Bahaji had already been under investigation by German intelligence for his connections with Mohammed Haydar Zammar, a radical Islamic cleric.
Said Bahaji told his employer in June 2001 that he was going to an internship for a software company in Pakistan.
Said Bahaji left Germany on September 4,2001, just a week before the attacks, and flew to Karachi via Istanbul.
Bin al-Shibh was arrested on September 11,2002, but Bahaji was still at large at the time.