US President Donald Trump has confirmed the killing of the mastermind of the bomb attack on the U.S. warship "USS Cole" in October 2000 in the Yemeni Aden by the U.S. army. "We have killed the leader of the attack, Jamal al-Badawi," said Trump on Sunday in the short message service Twitter.
The military had declared on Friday, Badawi was believed to have been in an attack in Yemen killed. "Our great military has been practicing for the heroes killed and injured in the cowardly attack on the 'USS Cole' justice," wrote Trump. The United States would set up their fight against radical Islamic terrorism, never.
In the attack on the "USS Cole" had been killed 17 people and two suicide bombers. Taliban chief Osama bin Laden confessed to the crime. The United States saw in Badawi, one of the masterminds. He is said to have supplied the suicide bombers with explosives. Because of his involvement in the attack, the U.S. Department of justice brought a 2003 indictment in 50 points against Badawi. (afp)
Created: 06.01.2019, 18:12 PM