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Adnan El Shukrijumah

Suspected Al-Qaeda Operative

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Shukrijumah teaches class
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SupervisorAbu Zubaydah
Alias(es)Jafar al-Tayyar1, Abu Arif1, Ja'far al-Tayar1, Jaffar Al-Tayar1, Jaffar Al-Tayyar1, Jafar Tayar1, Jaafar al Tayar1
Alternate Spelling(s)Adnan G. El Shukri Jumah
Date of BirthAug. 4, 19751
Place of BirthSaudi Arabia1
Weight132 lbs
DescriptionHair: Black. Eyes: Black. Complexion: Dark. El Shukrijumah sometimes wears a beard. He has a pronounced nose and a mole on one cheek.1,3
Injuries/IllnessHe is asthmatic. He has a scar on the left side of his face, below and forward of earlobe.1,3
Narrative and Notes
  • Abu Zubaydah first identified Adnan Shukrijumah by the alias Jafar al-Tayar and described him as an al-Qaeda operative tasked for attacks inside the United States.
  • He may have Saudi, Canadian, Guyanese and Trinidadian passports.
  • He speaks Arabic, Urdu, Spanish and English with an American accent.
  • The U.S. government is offering a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture.
  • 1,2,3
    1 FBI 'Seeking Information' page.
    2 'Summary of the High Value Detainee Program,' press release, U.S. Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
    3 DIA Terrorist Recognition Card, viewed 12 Sept. 2007.
    Photos (left to right): FBI; FBI; FBI
    Video: FBI
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