Yemen: Top Al-Qaida member turns himself in

SAN'A – Yemen said Thursday that a wanted, leading Al-Qaida member accused of bombing a French oil tanker in 2002 has turned himself in.
The Yemeni Defense Ministry's weekly magazine and a statement from the embassy in Washington said that Hazem al-Mujali had surrendered amid a government crackdown on the organization.
Al-Mujali was accused of the 2002 bombing of a French oil tanker and imprisoned, but on his release apparently rejoined Al-Qaida.
He escaped a highly publicized raid late last year in northeast of San'a on Al-Qaida cell suspected of plotting attacks.
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