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Yasser Freihat

Al-Qaeda in Iraq Operative

Dead1

Details
ImportanceLow
Means of DeathHanged
Date of DeathMarch 20061
Location of DeathSwaka prison, Amman, Jordan
Capturing AuthorityJordan
Date of CaptureDecember 20021
Location of CaptureJordan
AffiliationAl-Qaeda in Iraq
RoleOperative
SupervisorAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
NationalityJordanian1
Alias(es)Yasser Fateh Ibrahim
GenderMale
Charging authorityJordan
In connection withUS diplomat assassinated in Amman
Case statusConvicted1
SentenceDeath1
Case resolved2004
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • Triggerman, along with Salem bin Suweid, in the Laurence Foley killing.
  • Denied carrying out assassination at trial; claimed he was forced to confess by authorities.1
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    Sources
    1 'Jordan hangs US diplomat killers.' BBC: March 11, 2006.
     
     
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