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Yemen Arrests Suspect in USS Cole Bombing

Security forces have arrested a Yemeni man suspected of involvement in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole that killed 17 American sailors, a security official said Thursday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the man played a major role in the attack that saw two suicide bombers ram an explosives-laden boat into the destroyer in the harbor of Aden. The man was identified only by his surname, al-Nagar. It was not immediately clear what his exact role was in the Oct. 12, 2000, attack, which has been blamed on Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network. Full Story

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