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Pakistan army says senior a Qaeda operative held in Karachi
May 17, 2011 / 2:48 PM / 6 years ago

Pakistan army says senior a Qaeda operative held in Karachi

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KARACHI, May 17 (Reuters) - Pakistani security forces have arrested a senior al Qaeda Yemeni operative in the southern city of Karachi, the military said on Tuesday.

The army identified the man as Muhammad Ali Qasim, alias Abu Shoaib al Makki, and said he had been "working directly under al Qaeda leaders along (the) Pak-Afghan border".

Reporting by Zeeshan Haider; Editing by Chris Allbritton

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