A Web site often used by al Qaeda claims that one of their members in Afghanistan, Abu Laith al-Libi, has been killed. He is thought to be the 3rd highest ranking al Qaeda member, with close ties to Osama bin Laden.
A senior al Qaeda leader believed to be based in the border tribal areas between Pakistan and Afghanistan has been killed, according to a jihadist Web site frequently used by al Qaeda.
The news, which was first posted on the site, Ekhlaas.org, announced that Abu Laith al-Libi had died “as a martyr".
Date created : 2008-01-31