Dead body of suspected Al-Qaeda commander recovered in Peshawar

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Peshawar, Aug.20 (ANI): Security officials have recovered the body of a suspected Al- Qaeda leader from a house here.

The body is said to be that of Abdullah Noori, an Algerian who was considered to be Osama bin Laden's close associate.

The body bore deep cuts, needle pricks on shoulders and marks of wounds in fingers and a urine bag was also attached to it, sources said.

They said that Noori was suffering from a kidney problem and was receiving medical treatment by a private physician in a rented house in Tehkal area.

Officials said they had raided the house after receiving information that a top militant commander was hiding there.Ten other people present in the house at the time of raid have also been arrested by the police.

Noori is survived by two wives, one of whom belongs to the Swat Valley, and two sons and three daughters, The Dawn reported. (ANI)

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