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Yazid Sufaat works on anthrax for al-Qaeda

Part of Al-Qaeda seeks WMD

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationKandahar, Afghanistan
Time Early 2001
ParticipantsYazid Sufaat1, Mohammed Atef (Organizer) 1
ParticipantsAyman al-Zawahiri (Organizer) 1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableSufaat spent several months trying to cultivate anthrax in a lab he helped set up near Kandahar's airport.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 5.1.
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