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Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam

Al-Qaeda Operative

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Details
ImportanceMedium
LocationAfghanistan3
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleOperative
AffiliationEast Africa Embassy Bombers
AffiliationDar Es Salaam embassy bombing cell
NationalityKenyan1
NationalityYemeni2
Alias(es)Usama Al-Kini1, Mohammed Ally Msalam1
Alternate Spelling(s)Fahid Mohammed Ally, Fahid Mohammed Ali Musalaam, Fahid Mohammed Ali Msalam, Fahid Muhamad Ali Salem, Fahid Muhammed Alli Msalem
Date of BirthFeb. 19, 19761
Place of BirthMombasa, Kenya1
Height5'7'1
Weight165 lbs1
GenderMale
DescriptionEyes: Brown. Hair: Black, curly. Complexion: Dark.1
Injuries/IllnessSix-inch knife scar on right forearm.
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withEast African Embassy Bombings
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • Supervisor in the Dar Es Salaam bombing.
  • Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam speaks Arabic, Swahili and English.
  • He has worked as a clothing vendor in the past.
  • The U.S. State Department is offering a reward of $5 million for information leading to his capture.1
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    Sources
    1 FBI 'Most Wanted Terrorist' online poster.
    2 FBI Executive Summary, Status of embassy bombings investigation, Nov. 18, 1998. Posted online by PBS' 'Frontline' program.
    3 DIA Terrorist Recognition Card, viewed Sept. 12, 2007.
    Photos (left to right): FBI; FBI; FBI
     
     
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