German jihadist tied to 9/11 attacks caught in Syria: Kurdish commander

Qamishli (Syria) (AFP) – A Syrian-born German national accused of helping to plan the September 11, 2001 attacks has been detained by Kurdish forces in Syria, a senior Kurdish commander told AFP Wednesday.

“Mohammed Haydar Zammar has been arrested by Kurdish security forces in northern Syria and is now being interrogated,” the top official said, without providing further details. 

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