FBI says one of its 'most wanted terrorists' confirmed dead

April 1, 2015 23:10

WASHINGTON - The US Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it has confirmed that Zulkifli bin Hir, one of its "most wanted terrorists," was killed in a raid in the Philippines in January.

The FBI had offered $5 million for the arrest of bin Hir, a Malaysian member of the al Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiah militant group behind numerous bombing attacks in the Philippines.

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