Aden Hashi Ayro

 

 

 

Age: Not stated

 

Summary: leader of the Al-Qaida-linked insurgent group Al-Shabab, the armed wing of the Somali Islamic Courts Union, who was allegedly responsible for numerous terror attacks, including the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed more than 200 people and the murder of BBC journalist Kate Peyton in 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a U.S. military air strike

 

Born: No source

 

Died: May 1, 2008

 

Location: Dhusamareb, Somalia