Monday, June 13, 2011

Dead in Somalia the head of al Qaeda in East Africa

The main suspect of organizing the bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, the Comorian Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, 39, died Wednesday at a checkpoint by police in Mogadishu, sources said yesterday Kenyan and Somali . Mohamed had dual nationality, Comoros and Kenya. "It's the right ending for a terrorist who has brought so much death and grief," said Secretary of State of the United States, Hillary Clinton, at the news.

"He died this week at the hands of our police at a checkpoint," said a security official in the Somali capital. "I had a false South African passport and other documents. After confirming his identity, bury his body," he said. Mohamed, the alleged operations chief of al Qaeda in East Africa on the list of most wanted terrorists by the FBI, which offered five million dollars for information.

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