Source: Khobar Towers bombing suspect nabbed in Beirut

August 27, 2015 12:59 AM

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(CNN)Ahmad Ibrahim al-Mughassil, who was indicted by a U.S. court for the 1996 bombing of a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia that left 19 airman dead, was nabbed in Lebanon in a Saudi-led operation, an Arab intelligence source told CNN on Wednesday.

In recent months, Saudi intelligence had been zeroing in on Mughassil, the leader of the Hezbollah al-Hejaz, a Saudi-designated terror group that operated in the Gulf state, the source said.

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