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Ramzi Binalshibh captured

Counterterrorism Detention

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Location of CaptureKarachi, Pakistan
Time of Capture Sept. 11, 2002
CapturedRamzi Binalshibh, Umar al-Gharbi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableBinalshibh, a 9-11 facilitator, was captured after a gun battle in Karachi.

Abu Zubaydah provided information to interrogators that helped authorities find him.

Two people were killed and ten more were arrested.1
1'Summary of the High Value Terrorist Detainee Program,' press release, Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
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