posted on Jul, 14 2005 @ 09:59 AM
Two more bad guys out of the picture. Its too bad they will end up at Club Gitmo and not someplace less pleasant.
"CNN) -- U.S.-led coalition forces have captured two alleged leaders of the insurgent group al Qaeda in Iraq, including a man suspected in the death
of an Egyptian envoy, an American military spokesman said Thursday.
Troops caught Khamis Farhan Khalaf abd al Fahdawi, also known as Abu Seba, on Saturday in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, after intelligence led them
Abu Seba reportedly is a senior lieutenant for` Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and is suspected in this month's attacks on Bahraini and
Pakistani diplomats and the killing of Ihab al-Sherif, who came to Iraq to be Egypt's ambassador.
Al-Sherif was kidnapped in Baghdad on July 2, and the Egyptian government confirmed his death five days later. (Full story)
In addition, forces detained Abdulla Ibrahim Muhammed Hassan al Shadad, also known as Abu Abdul Aziz, on Sunday in Baghdad. He reportedly is the
leader of al-Zarqawi's operations in the Iraqi capital and a key officer for the insurgent group..."
[edit on 14-7-2005 by skippytjc]