978. 11/16/1996

“On November 16 [1996], four days after [World Trade Center bomber Ramzi] Yousef’s conviction, six assassins surrounded fifty-eight tourists at the Luxor site [in Egypt] and began shooting and stabbing them. The group responsible was the al Qaeda-related al Gamma’a Islamiyah (IG), which the Sheikh [Omar Abdel Rahman] had led for more than a decade.”

 – Peter Lance, Triple Cross, Page 279

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