Al-Qaeda chief ‘killed in Pakistan’

A senior al-Qaeda militant, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has been killed in Pakistan, the country's military says. Adnan el Shukrijumah was killed in a raid in north-western Pakistan, near the Afghan border, the military said. The FBI describes him as al-Qaeda's global operations chief, a post once held by the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Shukrijumah was born in Saudi Arabia and lived for several years in the US. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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