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Bomb Maker Gunned Down in Philippines

An Indonesian Islamic terrorist who killed 24 people and escaped from jail in July is slain in a shootout with police. A leading Jemaah Islamiah bomb maker who walked out of his Manila jail cell three months ago was gunned down Sunday evening in a shootout with police in the southern Philippines, authorities said. Fathur Rohman Al Ghozi, an Indonesian terrorist who admitted carrying out bombings that killed 24 people in the Philippines and Indonesia, was killed after the car he was riding in tried to evade soldiers on a highway near the town of Pigcauayan. Authorities said the body’s fingerprints matched those of Al Ghozi taken when he was arrested last year.”The death of Ghozi signals that terrorists will never get far in the Philippines,” President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said in a statement. “We are determined to end this transnational threat decisively.” Full Story

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