Day 3: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Stephen is brought to CTU and states that the operative’s name is Arthur Rabens. The former is instructed to detect Rabens by images captured from every individual at the station. Edmunds tells Jack about his plan after the mission. Ortega’s wife arrives to claim his belongings. She finds out that Stephen is the mastermind and fatally shoots him. Jack notices Rabens and starts following him with Edmunds. They arrive at a school full of children. Edmunds finds Rabens and engages him before being overpowered. The former locks his hand to the vial. Jack arrives and kills Rabens. The former is guided by a professional agent for defusing the device; but it is unsuccessful. Edmunds convinces him to cut the former’s hand and secure the vial, which the latter does. Almeida is transferred out of CTU to be processed. Meanwhile, Wayne returns and explains to David what happened. The former offers to make a scenario to cover up the truth; but David decides to withdraw from the campaign.