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Al-Qaeda members visit chemical warfare research lab

Meeting
Part of Al-Qaeda seeks WMD

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationNational Islamic Front
LocationChemical weapons lab, Hilat Koko, Khartoum, Sudan
Start Time Late 19932
End Time Early 19942
ParticipantsJamal Ahmed al-Fadl1, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim1, Abu Rida al Suri1, Muqadem Abdul Baset Hamza1, Amin Abdel Marouf1
 
 
Narrative and Notes
PossibleAl-Fadl described multiple trips to the weapons factory. He said the Sudanese government wanted chemical weapons to defeat rebels in the southern part of the country.1
 
 
Sources
1Jamal al-Fadl testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 2, Feb. 6, 2001.
2Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 4, Feb. 13, 2001.
 
 
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