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Top Al-Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan in October

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, Jan 24, IRNA - One of the senior Al-Qaeda operatives was 
killed in Pakistan`s tribal areas last October, military sources said.
Pakistan Army Spokesman Major General Shaukat Sultan told Geo TV 
Saturday that Abdul Rahman Khaddar was an Egyptian-born national of 
Canada and was a most-wanted leader of the organisation. 
Sources said his body was identified through DNA tests. 
Earlier, a separatist Chinese leader, Hassan Masoom, was also 
identified from among the eight suspects killed during the October 2 
operation in Wana. 
Two Pakistani troops were also killed in the operation. 

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