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Hunt for terrorists stepped up

Police have stepped up the hunt for suspected members of Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network believed to have masterminded the attacks in Kenya in 1998 and 2002. Internal Security sources told the Sunday Nation yesterday that the anti-terrorism unit was looking for particularly Mombasa-born Kenyans Ahmed Salim Swedan and Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan. The two are suspected to have masterminded the 1998 bombing of the US embassy building in Nairobi as well as Paradise Hotel in Mombasa in 2002 and an abortive attack on an Israeli airliner the same day. The Kenyans are among four members of the al-Qaeda terror group wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations of the US in connection with the two raids. The others are Mr Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam and Mr Fazul Abdullah Mohammed. Full Story

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