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Parcel-bomb 'mastermind' revealed
US and Yemeni authorities name a Saudi national, Ibrahim al-Asiri, as the man behind bombs on US-bound air freight.
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2010 17:49 GMT


US and Yemeni authorities have named the man they believe to be the mastermind of the parcel bombs plot. They have issued photographs of Saudi Arabian born Ibrahim al-Asiri. He is thought to be al-Qaeda's top explosives expert in Yemen.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa in Yemen.

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