Abu Sulayman Al-Jazairi

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Abu Sulayman Al-Jazairi
Military career
Allegiance Al-Qaeda
Service/branch Al-Qaeda central (?–2008)
RankAl-Qada officer and Weapons instructor
Battles/warsWar in Afghanistan (2001–present)
War in North-West Pakistan

Abu Sulayman Jazairi (died May 14, 2008) was a senior leader of al Qaeda. He is originally from Algeria and was killed in Pakistan.

Operations[edit]

Jazairi was known as a weapons expert and was trained with planning attacks on Western targets.[1] He was involved in training al Qaeda terrorists.[2]

Death[edit]

Jazairi and several other men, were killed by a drone attack launched from a Predator UAV, in Damadola, Bajaur, on May 14, 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Senior Algerian al Qaeda operative killed in May 14 strike inside Pakistan - The Long War Journal
  2. ^ Meyer, Josh; Rotella, Sebastian (24 May 2008). "U.S. believes strike in Pakistan killed key terrorist". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ "Drone strikes killed high-value targets, US tells Pakistan". Dawn. 9 February 2009. Archived from the original on 10 February 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)