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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-11 01:56 PM
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Fazul Abdullah Mohammed: Death is 'blow' for al-Qaeda
Source: BBC News

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the death of top African al-Qaeda militant Fazul Abdullah Mohammed is a "significant blow" to the group.

He and another militant were killed earlier this week in a shootout with police at a checkpoint in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, officials said.

Mr Mohammed was the most wanted man in Africa, with a $5m bounty on his head.

He was suspected having played a key role in the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa, which killed 224 people.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13739567
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FreakinDJ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-11 02:11 PM
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1. Damm you Obama - for actually doing your job
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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-11 02:16 PM
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2. Not quite
He was shot at a routine road block and buried. He was dug up when they figured he might be important. Obama's got fuck all to do with it - you can't get much more low tech than a road block.
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SkyDaddy7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-11 02:25 PM
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3. Well, fuck all righty then!
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