Man Behind ’98 U.S. Embassy Bombings Killed in Somalia

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Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, the Al Qaeda operative behind the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, was killed by Somali police forces this week. "It's a just end for a terrorist who brought death to innocents," Hillary Clinton said today. Fazul spent more than ten years with a $5 million bounty on his head, so how was he finally captured on Tuesday? "He apparently got lost on the streets of Mogadishu and mistakenly encountered a Somali government checkpoint." [WP]