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Atef and others train Somali tribes

Part of Black Hawk Down

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Time Spring 19931
ParticipantsMohammed Atef (Trainer) 1, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Trainer) 1, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (Trainer) 1,2, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Trainer) 1, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Trainer) 1, Saif al-Adel (Trainer) 1, Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Trainer) 1, Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali (Trainer) 1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe group provided military training and assistance to Somali tribes opposed to U.N. intervention in Somalia.1
1United States vs. bin Laden, indictment, Nov. 4, 1998, and updates.
2Odeh, August 1998 interview with FBI, as cited in United States vs. Wadih El Hage, complaint, Sept. 16, 1998.
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