Majid al-Majid
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Al-Qaeda's chief in Lebanon dies

Majid al-Majid, al-Qaeda's commander in Lebanon, has died in custody in a Beirut hospital, Lebanon's army says.

The Saudi, who led the Abdullah Azzam Brigades and was on Saudi Arabia's most-wanted terrorists list, was arrested in Lebanon recently.

An army general told Associated Press the militant died of kidney failure.

Carine Torbey reports.

  • 04 Jan 2014