The man was on the United States Federal Police (FBI) list of most wanted terrorists. Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, al-Qaeda number 2 and indicted in the United States for attacks on U.S. embassies in East Africa in 1998 that left 224 dead and more than 5,000 injured, he was secretly murdered in Iran last August.
According to New York Times, who disclosed the information on Friday, November 13, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah was “shot dead in the streets of Tehran by two motorcycle hitmenThe facts were confirmed by US intelligence officials. Also according to the newspaper, US intelligence officials claim that the terrorist has been “detained” by Iran since 2003, but has been living freely at least since then. . 2015 in a neighborhood of an upscale Tehran suburb. The country’s authorities have not officially recognized his death.
The killers, who shot the victim’s car, he also shot his daughter, Miriam, widow of one of Osama bin Laden’s sons. The assassination is said to have taken place on August 7, the anniversary of the attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and was allegedly committed by Israeli agents on behalf of the United States.
“Made-up lies and leaks of information to the media,” says Iran
In combat, the man called himself Abu Mohammed al-Masri. He was, among the terrorists not arrested in the United States or with one of its allies, “the most experienced and the most capable of organizing strategic operations,” according to 2008 documents from the US counterterrorism center, cited. talk New York Times. The FBI offered $ 10 million reward for any information leading to the capture of this Al-Qaeda leader.
The enemies of Iran, the United States and Israel “are trying to blame the criminal acts of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups in the region and to link Iran with these groups through fabricated lies and leaks of information to the mediaIranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh reacted in a statement.
The United States and “its allies in the region” created al-Qaeda through their “bad policies”, adds Saeed Khatibzadeh, advising the US media “not to fall into the trap of the Hollywood settings of US and Zionist officials.”