PREFERRED TERM
Mohamed Rashed Al Owhali  
DEFINITION
  • Mohamed Rashed al Owhali (aka Mohammed Akbar; Abdul Jabbar Ali Abdel-Latif; Khalid Salim Saleh Bin Rashid) is known for being the failed martyr who ran from the bomb-laden truck in front of the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, just before it exploded. A member of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, Owhali was later captured and convicted of playing a direct role in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in East Africa; he is now serving a life sentence in the United States. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Owhali, Mohamed Rashed al (1977–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Mohamed_Rashed_Al_Owhali
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