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A look at other alleged terrorists who may be hiding in Iraq

WASHINGTON—Among the other alleged terrorists that U.S. officials think may be hiding in Iraq:

_Abu Masab Zarqawi. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Zarqawi ran a terrorist training camp in Kurdish-controlled northern Iraq and also operated from Baghdad. Powell cast him as the link between Iraq and Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terrorist group.

_Abu Ibrahim (Mohammed Amri). Some U.S. officials believe the noted bomb designer and leader of the May 15 Organization, an Iraq-based Palestinian terrorist group, was responsible for the 1982 bombings of two Pan Am flights—one in the Pacific and another in Brazil—and of a TWA flight from Athens in 1986.

_Abdul Rahman Yasin. Implicated in the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center There is a $25 million reward on his head.

_Ahmad Khalil Ibrahim Samir al Ani. The former second secretary of the Iraqi consulate in Prague was expelled from the Czech Republic on April 2001. There have been reports, since contradicted, that al Ani met with Sept. 11 hijacking leader Mohammed Atta.

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(c) 2003, Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services.

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