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Mon Dec 17, 2012, 08:11 PM

Senior al Qaeda man reported arrested in Algeria

Source: Reuters

Senior al Qaeda man reported arrested in Algeria

LONDON | Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:32pm EST

(Reuters) - The number two in the militant Islamist organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has been arrested in northern Algeria, an Algerian news website reported on Monday.

The website of Tout Sur l'Algerie (TSA), an electronic daily, quoted security sources as saying that Salah Gasmi had been arrested on Sunday in front of a restaurant in the town of Cheurfa, about 90 miles southeast of Algiers.

It was not possible to confirm the report immediately.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/17/us-algeria-aqim-arrest-idUSBRE8BG18720121217

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 08:17 PM

1. They need to assign yet another #2..

 

Who's the next lackey?

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Response to Panasonic (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 11:35 AM

2. I'd always heard...

... they make their number 2s and 3s use the phones, when a phone call is necessary. That's why they get killed or captured.

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