In August 1993, “the first World Trade Center bombing trial of Mohammed Salameh, Mahmud Abouhalima, Nidal Ayyad and Ahmad Ajaj began. …On 24 May [1994] the four men were each sentenced to 240 years in prison, and taken to the high-security US Penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.”

 – Simon Reeve, The New Jackals, Pages 62-63