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Events related to Al-Qaeda seeks WMD

EventTimeLocation(s)Associated
Al-Qaeda seeks WMD1993
Al-Qaeda members visit chemical warfare research labLate 1993-
Early 1994
Chemical weapons lab, Hilat Koko, Khartoum, SudanJamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Rida al Suri, Muqadem Abdul Baset Hamza, Amin Abdel Marouf
Al-Qaeda tries to buy uranium in SudanLate 1993-
Early 1994
Khartoum, SudanJamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Leader), Abu Dijana al Yemeni, Abu Rida al Suri, Salah Abdel al Mobruk, Al Fadl Al Shahideen, Basheer, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Musab al Suri
Reported chemical weapons training at DaruntaSummer 1999Darunta Training Camp, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Reported attempt to obtain nuclear material at HeratSummer 1999Herat, Herat, Afghanistan
Hambali introduces WMD researcher to ZawahiriEarly 2001Kandahar, AfghanistanYazid Sufaat, Hambali, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Yazid Sufaat works on anthrax for al-QaedaEarly 2001Kandahar, AfghanistanYazid Sufaat, Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Organizer)

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