We’re still awaiting official confirmation from the FBI on this story from AP:
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – An Al-Qaida member wanted for his suspected role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa was killed by Pakistani forces near the Afghan border, a Pakistani official said Thursday.
FBI officials in Washington and U.S. and Egyptian diplomats in Islamabad were unable to confirm the death.
Egyptian Mohsin Musa Matawalli Atwah, 45, who was on the FBI’s list of most-wanted terrorists, was killed along with at least six other militants in a raid led by helicopter gunships late Wednesday in the remote North Waziristan village of Naghar Kalai, near the Afghan border, the official said on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
U.S. authorities had posted a $5 million bounty for Atwah, who was accused of involvement in the Aug. 7, 1998, bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.