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Editor of Inspire magazine also killed in strike

Yemen’s official news agency,citing a defence official,said Samir Khan,the young web-savvy American thought to be behind the al-Qaeda magazine Inspire

Written by New York Times | Washington |
October 1, 2011 12:49:24 am

Yemen’s official news agency,citing a defence official,said Samir Khan,the young web-savvy American thought to be behind the al-Qaeda magazine Inspire,was also killed in Friday’s strike.

Khan,born in 1986,was an enthusiast of jihad who lived with his parents in North Carolina before leaving for Yemen in 2009,where he is thought to have started Inspire. He had served as a Western conduit for the multimedia productions of violent Islamic groups. At the time,he was not thought to have had terrorist ties. Khan grew up in middle-class US and wrestled with his parents about his religious fervour. “I will do my best to speak the truth. Even if it annoys the disbelievers,the truth must be preached,” Khan had said in an interview.

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