German terrorist killed

Express May 04, 2010


A suspected terrorist linked to a group convicted of plotting attacks on US facilities in Germany was suspeceted to have been killed in Pakistan.

German intelligence agency said in a statement issued by the Islamic Jihad Union about 22-year-old Eric Breininger's death last month appears to be authentic.

Breininger was believed to have been recruited  by members of a cell convicted in March of plotting to attack US targets in Germany.

A message posted on the internet by the Islamic Jihad Union said that Eric Breininger was killed in a battle with Pakistani soldiers near the border with Afghanistan.


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