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ARAB-US RELATIONS - Oct. 29 - A Suspect In Cole's Bombing Handed Over.



Pakistani officials say a 27-year-old Yemeni microbiology microbiology: see biology.
microbiology

Scientific study of microorganisms, a diverse group of simple life-forms including protozoans, algae, molds, bacteria, and viruses.
 student and an active member of Al Qaida network Jamil Qasim Saeed Mohammad, wanted in the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the US destroyer destroyer, class of warship very fast relative to its length, generally equipped with torpedos, antisubmarine equipment, and medium-caliber and antiaircraft guns. The newest destroyers are equipped with guided missiles as their chief offensive weapon.  Cole, has been secretly handed over to US authorities by the Pakistani intelligence agency. (Mohammad is the first person captured outside Yemen in connection with the bombing of the Cole. Seventeen sailors SAILORS. Seamen, mariners. Vide Mariners; Seamen; Shipping Articles.  were killed and 39 others aboard the destroyer were wounded when suicide bombers Noun 1. suicide bomber - a terrorist who blows himself up in order to kill or injure other people
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political
 pulled alongside in a skiff and detonated their explosives. Yemeni officials have arrested eight people in connection with the bombing). A Pakistani official calls Mohammad "a solid Al Qaida asset". His arrest can provide one of the most direct connections between Bin Ladin and the Cole bombing. (Mohammad arrived in Pakistan in 1993 from Taiz, Yemen, to study microbiology at the University of Karachi History
It was chartered by the Majlis ash-Shura in September 1950 via an Act of Parliament. The university was established in June 1951, the fourth oldest university in Pakistan and the first in Karachi.
. But in 1996, he was asked to leave after failing to qualify for the honours programme. Later that year, he was arrested by Pakistani authorities in connection with the bombing in November 1995 of the Egyptian Embassy in Islamabad. He was released without being charged. Pakistani officials now believe the bombing was one of the first terrorist acts carried out by Al Qaida, which was just beginning to be a cohesive terrorist network).
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Title Annotation:Jamil Qasim Saeed Mohammad
Publication:APS Diplomat Recorder
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Nov 3, 2001
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