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Pakistan busts suspected al-Qaida ring

Pakistan Wednesday announced the capture of six suspected al-Qaida members, including one linked to the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen. Quoting an Interior Ministry spokesman, Pakistan Television reported explosives, arms and ammunition were seized during the operation in the southern port city of Karachi. The report said the detained men had been planning terrorist attacks. One of those arrested during Tuesday’s raid was identified as Walid Muhammad bin Atsh, also known as Khalid al-Atsh, a Yemeni national believed to be involved in the attack on the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen, in October 2000. Seventeen U.S. sailors were killed in the attack. Full Story

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