From Itar-Tass, :
KHANKALA – Russian secret services destroyed a senior al Qaeda representative in Chechnya, head of the regional headquarters in control of the anti-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus Col-Gen Arkady Yedelev told reporters here on Friday.
The operation was carried out by an army elite reconnaissance unit near the village of Avtury, Shali district, on November 11. The militant, identified as Jaber, was reportedly al Qaeda’s mastermind and financier of recent high-profile terrorist attack in the republic, Yedelev said.
Jaber organized terrorist attacks in Znamenskoye and Grozny, and is behind the attack on the village of Roshni-Chu in August…