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Tag: Saleh Ali Nabhan

U.S. Commandos Kill al Qaeda Operative on FBI Top Terrorist List

Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan/fbi photo

Saleh Ali Nabhan/fbi photo

Sometimes it’s just a good day for finding terrorists. This one is an impressive hit.

By LUIS MARTINEZ, KIRIT RADIA, DANA HUGHES, and JASON RYAN
ABC NEWS

A U.S. commando attack in Somalia has killed an al Qaeda operative who is on the FBI’s list of most wanted terrorists, sources tell ABC News.

The dead terrorist, Saleh Ali Nabhan, is believed to have taken part in the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. He is also believed to have orchestrated the 2002 bombing of a resort hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, and a failed missile attack on an Israeli airliner leaving Mombasa airport.

Several sources tell ABC News at least one U.S. helicopter fired on a convoy carrying suspected al Qaeda targets in southern Somalia.

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