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Nasser al Bahri

Former bin Laden bodyguard

Details
ImportanceMedium
LocationSanaa, Yemen1
AffiliationAl-Qaeda1
RoleBodyguard1
SupervisorOsama bin Laden
Full Given NameNasser Ahmad Naser al Bahri
NationalityYemeni
Alias(es)Abu Jandal1
Alternate Spelling(s)Nasr al Bahri, Nasser al-Bahri, Nassir al Bahri
Possibly the same asAbu Jandal
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • He served as a bodyguard for bin Laden for three years. He was imprisoned in Yemen and later released after renouncing violence.
  • Shortly after Sept. 11, he was interviewed by the FBI and provided information on al-Qaeda's structure.1,2
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    Sources
    1 Whewell, Tim. "Yemeni anti-terror scheme in doubt." BBC: Oct. 11, 2005.
    2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
     
     
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