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Kamal Derwish

Lackawanna Six Cell Leader

Dead

Details
ImportanceMedium
Means of DeathCIA drone missile strike1
Date of DeathNov. 3, 20021
Location of DeathMarib, Yemen1
AffiliationLackawanna Six1
RoleCell Leader
SupervisorQaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
NationalityYemeni1
NationalityAmerican1
Alias(es)Ahmed Hijazi, Jalal
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • He was not charged with any crime.
  • The CIA killed him, along with al-Harethi and several others, while traveling in a vehicle in Yemen. The strike was criticized as an extrajudicial killing of a U.S. citizen by the U.S. government.1
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    Sources
    1 Lumpkin, John J. 'CIA can kill citizens who aid al-Qaida.' The Associated Press: Dec. 4, 2002.
     
     
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