In the fall of 2009, Bekkay Harrach, an extremist from Bonn, threatened on behalf of al-Qaida to launch terrorist attacks in Germany. It now appears that he has been killed in Afghanistan. The terror group IMU announced his death this week.
A well-known jihadist of German-Moroccan origin raised in the city of Bonn is believed to have been killed in fighting in Afghanistan. Bekkay Harrach, also known by his nom de guerre, "Abu Talha al-Alamani," has been reported dead in an online posting attributed to the terror group Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU).
"Our friend Bekkay from Bonn, alias Abu Talha, the fearless preacher, who had taken on all of Germany, died … the death of the shaheed (martyr)," the group wrote in a message to supporters in Germany obtained by SPIEGEL O
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