The indicted kidnapper and beheader of Daniel Pearl was gunned down while charging Pakistani law enforcement officers with grenades in Nawabshah, a southern town in Pakistan.
Amjad Hussain Farooqi, a suspected top al-Qaida operative, is seen dead in this handout picture released by Pakistan Information Ministry
Pakistan says security forces have killed a top al-Qaida militant who was allegedly involved in two assassination attempts on President Pervez Musharraf, a close U.S ally in the war on terrorism.
Officials say that one of the country's most wanted men, Amjad Hussain Farooqi, was killed in a gunfight with security forces in the southern Pakistani town of Nawabshah. The man had a price of more than $300,000 on his head...
"He was killed in an encounter when he tried to charge [personnel of] the law enforcing agencies with grenades. He was a known terrorist and a proclaimed offender and was involved in a number of terrorist activities.
The 30-year old al-Qaida suspect was also indicted in the kidnapping and beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl in the city of Karachi in 2002.
The article also states that they have detained 3 of Farooqi's associates and they are being interrogated
One less evil bastard in the world. It's just a shame they didn't take his head off with some gunfire.
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