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Airstrike Kills Al Qaeda Leader wanted in USS Cole Bombing May 6, 2012

Posted by Chris Mark in Industry News, Risk & Risk Management, terrorism.
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Foxnews reported that an airstrike on Sunday killed an Al Qaeda leader on the FBI’s most wanted list for the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.  According to Foxnews: ” Fahd al-Quso was hit by a missile as he stepped out of his vehicle, along with another Al Qaeda operative in the southern Shabwa province, Yemeni military officials said. They were speaking on condition of anonymity in accordance with military regulations.” 

“Al-Quso, 37, was on the FBI’s most wanted list, with a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture. He was indicted in the U.S. for his role in the 2000 bombing in the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen, in which 17 American sailors were killed and 39 injured. (more…)

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