U.S. Hopes Raids In Libya, Somalia Send Message To All Terrorists

CBS New York

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TRIPOLI (CBSNewYork/AP) — New details were released Sunday about two anti-terror operations overseas – one in Libya, the other in Somalia.

As CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported, the United States said the military operations should send a message to terror organizations around the world that there is no hiding from justice.

On Saturday, U.S. Special Forces captured Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi, in a raid. Al-Libi is on the FBI’s most-wanted list with a $5 million bounty on his head, CBS News reported.

He was captured outside his home in suburban Tripoli in broad daylight.

“This was a big get, and it was a risky get, because you were going into a major metropolitan area,” said CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin.

Al-Libi’s family said he had just returned from morning prayer when masked men surrounded his car. Al-Libi’s brother…

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