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Saudi bomb mastermind named as key suspect

Al Qaeda’s Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri revealed as prime suspect.

November 2, 2010 1:14 by

As the investigation continues, U.S. and Yemeni authorities name Saudi national Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri as a key suspect behind masterminding the recent parcel bombs plot.

Al-Asiri, 28, heads Yemen’s terrorism list and is considered to be one of the top explosives experts of Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.  He is also linked to two earlier bomb-making attempts.

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Source: Al Jazeera

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