U.S. Searches Globe for Suspects in Embassy Bombings

The U.S. has slowly been tracking the terrorists who staged near-simultaneous attacks on the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, which killed hundreds of people in 1998. The U.S. has now killed or captured 19 of the original 22 suspects it identified in the planning or execution of the brazen plot, most recently capturing Anas al Libi in Libya on Saturday. Six of the eight dead suspects were killed by U.S. military forces – four in drone attacks, one (Osama bin Laden) in a U.S. commando raid in Pakistan, one in combat in Afghanistan, and the two others were killed by Pakistani and Somali government forces. Of the 10 captured suspects, six have been convicted and imprisoned at the Bureau of Prisons "SuperMax" facility in Florence, Colo. Two other suspects are awaiting trial in New York; one is imprisoned, but his whereabouts unknown; and the latest captive is being interrogated aboard a U.S. Navy ship.

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