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Osama Letter Found On Dead Man

A suspected militant killed by Saudi police last weekend was carrying a 6-month-old letter allegedly written by Osama bin Laden, a Saudi newspaper reported Tuesday. The body of the man identified as Yosif Salih Fahd Ala’yeeri, one of 19 militants wanted for alleged ties to al Qaeda, was searched after he was shot dead following a police chase Saturday, al-Watan newspaper reported, quoting informed sources. “The sources revealed that a folded handwritten letter, stained with blood, signed with the name bin Laden … was found in the pocket of the killed,” the paper reported. It said the letter, dated in the Arabic calendar, was a season’s greetings on the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast, which was celebrated in December. It also gave a “blessing of the achievements of the groups associated with (bin Laden),” the sources told the newspaper. Full Story

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