February 02, 2008

CIA Kills Top Al-Qaeda Terrorist in Pakistan

Oopsy daisy. From CIA Kills Top Al-Qaeda Terrorist in Pakistan:

Abu Laith al-Libi, a wanted al-Qaeda terrorist, was killed in Pakistan by a CIA airstrike, three U.S. officials told CNN Thursday. Al-Libi was a senior al-Qaeda leader believed to have plotted and executed attacks against U.S. and coalition forces, including a February 2007 bombing at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan during a visit by Vice President Cheney. He was on a "most wanted" list of 12 accused terrorists which was issued in October. The Pakistani military said an explosion occurred in North Waziristan on Tuesday, and 12 people were killed.