Thursday, November 10, 2005

Bali Bombing Leader Reportedly Blown Up

Azahari bin Husin of Jemaah Islamiyah, an Indonesian group affiliated with al Qaeda, evidently decided to meet Allah as a cloud of smithereens.

From United Press International:
Indonesian police are reporting the death of top Jemaah Islamiyah leader Azahari bin Husin, who blew himself up after being cornered by security forces in Batu in Malang, East Java.

Police said that Husin was responsible for the 2002 and 2005 Bali bombings. Police have also charged that Husin was behind the Sept. 9, 2004 attack on the Australian embassy in Jakarta.
Update: 30 Other Bombs Found; Terrorist's Severed Head Allows Tentative ID

More details from
THIRTY bombs, primed and ready to explode, have been found in the house where terror suspect Azahari Husin blew himself up, Indonesian police said today.

Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty said Azahari's head remained intact after he blew himself up when cornered by troops inside a house in Indonesia yesterday.
Local police are satisfied the remains are those of the Malaysian bomb expert.

Azahiri Husin