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  9/4/2011, Elul 5, 5771

Al Qaeda Operative Killed in Afghanistan

NATO and Afghan forces killed what they believed to be a top Al Qaeda operative in Afghanistan early Sunday. The man was said to be a former detainee at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and was accused of helping Osama Bin-Laden escape Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban.

According to reports, the operative was planning several terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.