Egypt detains leader of a network linked to attack Benghazi and killed the U.S. ambassador

Egypt detains leader of a network linked to attack Benghazi and killed the U.S. ambassador

12/08/2012

Palm – Egyptian authorities arrested the leader of a network suspected of being involved in the September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, as quoted by the Wall Street Journal reported U.S. officials.

The paper said: The Egyptian authorities arrested a presumed leader of the Egyptian network suspected that its members took part in the attack Benghazi, which killed the American ambassador in Libya and three other Americans, noting that the arrested man named Mohammed Jamal Abu Ahmed, aged about 45 years .. A U.S. official confirmed the arrest but gave no further clarification.

But the newspaper said that Abu Ahmed, “came out last year from an Egyptian prison” during the release of prisoners wave that followed the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak before being arrested last week. ”

She explained that the U.S. intelligence agencies helped to arrest him, but I do not know where and how he was arrested and since his release from prison, form Ahmed network as – Jamal – trained personnel in camps in Libya, Egypt, funded by a branch of al-Qaeda in Yemen.

The newspaper quoted specialists in the fight against “terrorism” as saying that Western intelligence agencies charged with combating terrorism is Mohammed Jamal Abu Ahmed as one of the most dangerous people in the region since the Arab Spring.

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