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Al-Qaeda computer whizz was top terror planner: security official

The Pakistani Al-Qaeda computer expert captured last month was one of the terror network’s top planners, had a five million dollar bounty on his head and had plotted to attack London’s Heathrow airport, a senior security official said. Naeem Noor Khan, 25, alias Abu Talha, arrested in the eastern city of Lahore on July 12, “is in the top hierarchy of Al-Qaeda’s external operations wing,” a security official closely associated with the latest Al-Qaeda swoop told AFP Wednesday. Khan had not only been creating websites and secret email codes for Al-Qaeda operatives to communicate with each other, he had also actively plotted terror attacks, the official said on condition of anonymity.Full Story

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