Skip to comments.Family connection between attacks on USS Cole and U.S. embassy (December 2000)
Posted on 04/09/2004 2:46:57 PM PDT by DadOfFiveEdited on 04/29/2004 2:04:11 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- There is a family connection between a key suspect in the attack on the USS Cole and the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, CNN has learned.
U.S. and allied officials have told CNN the suicide bomber who caused extensive damage and casualties at the embassy was a cousin of a man considered a key suspect in the USS Cole investigation. Yemeni officials say the name of the Cole suspect is Mohammed Omar Al-Harazi -- though U.S. intelligence officials say he is known by at least two other names: Abdul Rahman Hussein Al-Nashari or Al-Nassir.
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