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Uncovered, Intricate Terrorist Network that Threatens Kenya

Rescuers at the scene of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi in which hundreds of people were killed. The attack was planned over five years. Fresh investigations by Kenya’s crack national security agencies have revealed the secrets of the cells behind terrorist activities in the country. They managed to do so after putting members of the network under surveillance, intercepting communications and gathering intelligence. Most of the terrorists linked to Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network actively involved in terrorist missions in Kenya appear to operate like the US embassy bomber, Mohammed Sadiq Odeh. He slipped into the country, five years before the strike, assumed a new Kenyan identity and quietly went about his business under cover of a legitimate Kenyan company. Investigations by the National Security Intelligence Service and the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit show only one terrorist cell is active in Kenya; the one led by Odeh’s accomplice Wadih El-Hage, currently serving life in the US for the embassy bombing. Full Story

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