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Abu Faraj al-Libbi captured

Counterterrorism Detention

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Capturing AgencyPakistani authorities
Location of CaptureMardan, Pakistan
Time of Capture May 2, 2005
CapturedAbu Faraj al-Libbi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableFive others were detained with al-Libbi, a senior al-Qaeda figure, after a gun battle near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan.

He was later handed over to U.S. custody.1
1"Who's who in al-Qaeda." BBC: Sept. 25, 2006.
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