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Bajaur Agency 14/05/2008

TBIJ strike ID: B15

At least 12 died as CIA drones went after an al Qaeda weapons expert in an attack on a house and adjoining mosque.

The weapons expert was Suleiman al Jazairi. He survived this strike but he was killed the following year (see Ob14). A militant leader said the attack was meant to subvert peace negotiations between the Taliban and Islamabad. The attack took place on the day of a prisoner exchange between the Pakistan Army and the Taliban.

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References: Dawn, Reuters, WikiLeaks, Long War Journal, uruknet.com, Long War Journal, ANI, GeoTV, Los Angeles Times, Guardian, Dawn, The News, PTI, The News, Bureau





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