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Terror link to South Africa after gun battle

The security alerts in the US and the UK have also reverberated in South Africa because Pakistani police have raised the possibility that al-Qaida supporters were planning terrorist attacks in Pretoria and Johannesburg. Two South Africans of Asian descent were arrested during the 12-hour gun battle with Pakistani police in the eastern city of Gujrat that led to the capture of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian wanted for the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Gujrat’s police chief, Raja Munawar Hussainl, alleged yesterday that the two South Africans – Zoubair Ismail, 20, an Islamic student, and Feroze Ganchi, 30, a doctor – were “plotting attacks in their home country”. Full Story

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