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Questions Raised Over Reported Death Of Al-Qaida Commander

June 08 2011


Last week's reported death of Al-Qaida commander Ilyas Kashmiri is in question, reports United Press International.

Kashmiri, who also leads Harakat ul Jihad al-Islami (HUJI), was reported killed in a Friday drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan region.

A HUJI spokesman confirmed Kashmiri's death and posted a purported picture of the slain insurgent leader on the Internet.

However, the Long War Journal -- a project of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies --...

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