PREFERRED TERM
Ahmad Ibrahim Al Mughassil  
DEFINITION
  • In June 2001, the U.S. indicted the Saudi national Ahmad al Mughassil (aka Abu Omran) for his role in coordinating and carrying out the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers military barracks (which housed about 2,000 U.S. Air Force personnel) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The explosion killed 19 American service members and wounded approximately 500. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Mughassil, Ahmad Ibrahim al (1967–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Ahmad_Ibrahim_Al_Mughassil
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