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Mamdouh Mahmud Salim attacks prison guard


Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Means of AttackSharpened comb
LocationMetropolitan Correctional Center, New York, New York, United States1
Time Nov. 1, 20001
Victim Injuries1
ParticipantsMamdouh Mahmud Salim (Attacker) , Khalfan Khamis Mohamed (Attacker)
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)Salim stabbed prison guard Louis Pepe in the left eye with a sharpened comb. His cellmate, Khalfan Mohamed, also fought with some guards.
The U.S. government alleged Salim had a more extensive plan to take hostages.1

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1United States vs. Mamdouh Mahmud Salim.

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