Pakistan army says senior al-Qaida operative is arrested

By REUTERS
May 17, 2011 17:46

 
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KARACHI - Pakistani security forces have arrested a senior al-Qaida Yemeni operative in the southern city of Karachi, the military said on Tuesday.

The army identified the man as Muhammad Ali Qasim, alias Abu Shoaib al Makki, and said he had been "working directly under al-Qaida leaders along [the] Pak-Afghan border".

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