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Mohammed Omar Abdel-Rahman

Al-Qaeda Senior Operative

Detained

Details
ImportanceHigh
Date of CaptureFeb. 14, 2003
Location of CaptureQuetta, Pakistan
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleSenior Operative
AffiliationAl-Gamaa al-Islamiyya
NationalityEgyptian
Alias(es)Asadullah
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Son of the "blind sheik," Omar Abdel-Rahman. Believed to have commanded Darunta training camp near Jalalabad.
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  • His family lawyer in Cairo claimed that he died of wounds received during U.S. bombing in mid-December 2001, a claim contradicted by his capture in 2003.
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