Adnan Shukrijumah, the mastermind of a plot that Attorney General Eric Holder said was one of the most dangerous since the terror attacks of September 11th. 2001. Although he was born in Saudi Arabia, Adnan Shukrijumah grew up in the United States and was considered one of al Qaeda’s most dangerous operatives because of his training and knowledge of English.
The Pakistani Army said it killed one of the top al Qaeda leaders wanted by the U.S. in a shootout in the tribal area of South Waziristan near the Afghan border.
Al Qaeda militant wanted in the U.S. for plotting to bomb New York City subways has been killed during a raid, Pakistan’s military said Saturday.
Adnan Shukrijumah was killed along with two other suspected militants in the lawless tribal area Saturday, the military said.