Lackawanna, NY jihadist escapes from jail in Yemen. From Newsday, :
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A former Lackawanna resident has been placed on the FBI’s list of 26 “most wanted” terrorist suspects.
Jaber A. Elbaneh, 39, is accused of training with the “Lackawanna Six” in 2001. He was among a group of 23 suspected terrorists who tunneled out of a prison in Yemen Feb. 3. He still has relatives in the city of Lackawanna, near Buffalo.
“He’s an individual who has not only associated with al-Qaida, but has taken part in a prison breakout with al-Qaida,” Buffalo FBI spokesman Paul Moskal said. The most wanted list is headed by al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.