Khadaffy Janjalani


Age: 31

Filipino militant and nominal leader of the Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf who was indicted in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia for his alleged involvement in terrorist acts, including hostage kidnapping and murder against United States nationals and other foreign nationals in and around the Republic of the Philippines when he allegedly served as the Amir (or spiritual leader) of Abu Sayyaf Group, which allegedly took the foreign nationals hostage, and who was also among six fugitives in the second and most recent group of indicted fugitives to be added to the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists list along with two fellow members of Abu Sayyaf for that indictment in February 2006.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds sustained during an armed encounter

Born: March 3, 1975

Died: September 4, 2006

Patikul, Philippines