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This undated handout photo obtained from the FBI on November 13, 2020 shows Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who was on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists and has been secretly killed in Iran in August.(AFP photo)

No terrorists on our soil: Iran denies report al Qaeda’s No 2 leader killed in Tehran

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 04:16 PM IST
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at the behest of the United States. Iran, however, denied the report, saying there were no al Qaeda “terrorists” on its soil.
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