Under the title ?The Detonating Sand,? a message describing how to prepare an explosive sand mixture was posted on Friday, February 4, 2005, to a leading al-Qaeda-frequented Jihadist message board under a section called ?Jihadist Cells Forum.?
The message elicited several responses from other message board members, including requests for more information and clarification.
A full translation of the messages is provided to our Intel Service members.