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October 7th, 2013
08:49 PM ET

U.S. captures high-level Al Qaeda operative in Libya

The U.S. launched two high-stakes raids this weekend on major terror suspects in Africa.

The first took place in Somalia, where the Navy's SEAL Team Six was forced to abandon its mission after becoming involved in a fire fight while trying to capture the leader of al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab.

Official: Navy SEAL team pulled out when it couldn't capture suspect alive

The second – executed in Libya, where an Army Delta force ambushed and captured an al Qaeda operative wanted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto is Outfront with the story of his capture.


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