Sunday, August 03, 2008

Al-Qaeda Confirms Death of Chemical Weapons Expert Abu Khabab al-Masri in July 28th US Airstrike on Taliban hide-out in Pakistan

Abu Khabab al-Masri
File photo by Rewards For Justice
The TREND News Agency website brings us this bit of good news and it starts off link this... The international terrorist organization al-Qaeda confirmed on Islamist websites Sunday that its chemical and biological weapons expert, Abu Khabab al-Masri, had been killed in a US airstrike on a Taliban hide-out in Pakistan... Three other al-Qaeda members and an unnamed number of children were killed in the airstrike on July 28... Al-Masri, also known as Midhat Mursi, is believed to have headed al-Qaeda's weapons-of-mass-destruction programme under the code name al-Zabadi (curdled milk)...
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* BBC News website reports the story this way... An internet message from al-Qaeda has apparently confirmed that the group's top chemical-weapons expert, Midhat Mursi al-Sayid Umar, has died... The al-Qaeda message did not specify the cause of his death, though he was widely reported to have been killed in an airstrike in Pakistan last week...
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Al-Qaeda confirms fighter's death

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