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Al-Qaeda spokesman from O.C. may be dead

Monday, September 08, 2008

A local man who became notorious as an al-Qaeda spokesman may have been killed.

A British newspaper is reporting that Adam Gadahn, who was raised in Orange County, may have been killed along the Afghan-Pakistan border in an air strike.

Gadahn, known as "Azzam the American", hasn't been heard from in months.

This week, intelligence officials are watching to see if he produces a new video message as he has every anniversary of September 11 since 2003.


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