WASHINGTON (WKOW) – The U.S. Special Forces captured a key terrorist leader in Libya who was on Washington's most-wanted fugitives list for more than a decade.
The top al Qaeda operative is suspected in the 1998 twin bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Authorities say he was captured outside his house in Tripoli over this weekend. In an exclusive interview with CNN, his wife talks about the raid and questions the identity of her husband's captors.
Umm Abdul Rahman, wife of suspected al Qaeda leader, says, "They say there were ten people but I believe there were more than ten. I couldn't count them because there were many of them. I can't confirm if they were Americans or not, what I saw were Libyans."
A senior U.S. official says the Libyan government knew about the raid but according to Libya's state news agency, the interim government called the capture a kidnapping and demands an explanation from Washington.
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