Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Head of Turkey's al-Qaeda cell promises sensational information at trial

The leader of al-Qaeda's Turkish cell, Syrian-born Luia Sakra, who was arrested last week in Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir, told reporters from Zaman newspaper on Monday that al-Quaeda's structure was more like that of a security service than a terrorist organization. Sakra said that groups associating themselves with the organization had carried out unauthorized attacks, claiming that the London bombings were of this type of attack. Sakra promised to give sensational information about the al-Quaeda organization at his trial.

Read the article on Hürriyetim

See also: AL-Qaeda Militant: I Dispatched Men to US and UK for Terrorist Activity (Turkish Weekly)

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