Federal Bureau of Investigation releases pictures of Neerja Bhanot's Pan Am flight hijackers

FBI releases 'age-progressed' pictures of Pan Am Flight 73 attack suspects

FBI releases age-processed renderings of suspects in 1986 hijacking of Pan-Am Flight 73

Wadoud Muhammad Hafiz al-Turki, Jamal Saeed Abdul Rahim, Muhammad Abdullah Khalil Hussain ar-Rahayyal, and Muhammad Ahmed al-Munawar are suspected of the crime, which resulted in the murder of 20 passengers and crew, including two Americans, and the wounding of 100 others on board.

The age-progressed photos were created by the FBI Laboratory using age-progression technology and original photos obtained by the FBI in the year 2000.

The Justice Department is hoping that the new images will help lead to the capture of the suspects, all four of whom are on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List.

Moreover the Department of State Rewards for Justice Program offers a reward of up to Dollars 5 million each for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the alleged hijackers and each of them now are on the list of FBI's most wanted terrorists. They were allegedly part of the Abu Nidal Organization, which was once considered a foreign terrorist group by the State Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

The Pan Am Flight 73, on September 5, 1986, landed for a stopover in Karachi from Mumbai, with 379 passengers and crew aboard when it was hijacked by 4 persons. Muhammad Abdullah Khalil is a wanted terrorist in the US.

Flight attendant Neerja Bhanot lost her life protecting the passengers, and was awarded the Ashok Chakra posthumously for her bravery.

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