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Large al-Qaeda Karachi plot

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Center of GravityKarachi, Pakistan
Plot Started 2003
Plot Ended Spring 2003
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe United States and another country, presumably Pakistan, detained several al-Qaeda operatives planning to attack several targets in Karachi that would have killed hundreds.1
1'Summary of The High Value Terrorist Detainee Program,' press release, Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
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