New York, Sep 15: A United States military raid killed Saleh-al-Saleh Nabhan, one of Al-Qaeda's top commanders.
The New York Times reported that Nabhan, who was searched for years was killed when four US helicopters shot the two trucks carrying Nabhan and his escorts.
Media reports revealed that the truck had leaders of the Shabab, an Al-Qeada linked group.
The group worked in collaboration with Al-Qaeda sent foreign terrorist to overthrow the Somalian government.
It is suspected that Nabhan was behind an attack on an Israeli hotel on the Kenyan coast in 2002 and strikes on two American embassies in East Africa in 1998.