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Released Gitmo Detainee Leader Of Terror Group In Libya - Led Benghazi Consulate Attack
January 8, 2014
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee and his terrorist group 'took part in the fatal attack on the American consulate in Benghazi'
Abu Sufian bin Qumu, 54, is now the head of a terrorist group in Libya but was released from Guantanamo Bay prison in 2007
New reports from government sources reaffirm earlier beliefs that he was involved in the fatal 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi.
A prisoner that was released from Guantanamo Bay is now the leader of a terror group and new reports reveal that he led his men to participate in the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi...
...Qumu began his fighting career when he drove tanks for the Libyan army and then spent 10 years in prison for an undisclosed charge.
Following his release, he moved to Egypt then Afghanistan.
There he became connected to al Qaeda and was trained in a camp run by Osama bin Laden in 1993, according to files released by WikiLeaks.
He worked with and for bin Laden in Sudan and then Pakistan, where he was eventually arrested and turned over to American forces.
The files stated that Qumu had 'long-term association with Islamic extremist jihad and members of al-Qaida and other extremist groups' and 'detainee's alias is found on a list of probable al-Qaida personnel receiving monthly stipends'...
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