Al-Qaeda suspect dies days before US trial: Lawyer

January 3, 2015 9:28 AM

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Al-Qaeda suspect dies days before US trial: Lawyer

NEW YORK - A Libyan accused over the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in Africa died on Friday, days before he was to stand trial in New York, his lawyer said.

Abu Anas al-Libi, 50, was on the FBI's most-wanted list with a $5 million (S$6.6 million) price on his head when he was captured by US troops in the Libyan capital Tripoli in October 2013.

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