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Pakistan arrests Rashid Rauf

Counterterrorism Detention
Part of UK Foils Transatlantic Bombings

Primary OrganizationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Capturing AgencyPakistani authorities
Location of CaptureBahawalpur, Pakistan
Time of Capture Aug. 9, 20062
CapturedRashid Rauf
Narrative and Notes (Possible)At least six others, including one additional Briton, have been arrested in Pakistan, according to officials there.1

Sources and Notes

1Haider, Zeeshan. 'Pakistan says it holds al Qaeda man in UK plot.' Reuters, Aug. 11, 2006.
2Cowell, Alan and Dexter Filkins. 'Suspect in Pakistan Said to Have Qaeda Ties.' New York Times: Aug. 11, 2006.

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