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Revision as of 20:30, 20 March 2020

For Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani scientist and metallurgical engineer involved in nuclear weapons technology proliferation, see Abdul Qadeer Khan.

Abdul Quddoos Khan (Urdu: عبدالقدوس خان) is a Pakistani microbiologist.[1] Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, widely considered one of the masterminds of the September 11, 2001 al Qaeda attacks in the United States, was captured in Khan's home on March 1, 2003.

According to an article published in the Washington Post on March 23, 2003 unnamed officials believe "handwritten documents and computer hard drives" found in Khan's home suggest that al Qaeda had a program to develop biological weapons.[1][2] The Washington Post reported that Khan had "disappeared".[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Barton Gellman (March 23, 2003). "Al Qaeda Near Biological, Chemical Arms Production". Washington Post: pp. Page A1. Archived from the original on 2012-11-03. https://web.archive.org/web/20121103200405/https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/09/AR2006060900918.html. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  2. R Pita; R Gunaratna (2009). "Revisiting al-Qaidas anthrax program". Counter-Terrorism Center Sentinel 2 (5). https://ctc.usma.edu/app/uploads/2010/06/Vol2Iss5-Art4.pdf. Retrieved 2020-03-20. "KSM declared before a military court at Guantanamo Bay on March 10, 2007 that he was involved in al-Qa'ida's BW program after Muhammad 'Atif's death. KSM was arrested on March 1, 2003 in Rawalpindi at the house of Pakistani microbiologist Abdul Quddoos Khan, and in subsequent interrogation sessions explained that there was a B. anthracis program for which Yazid Sufaat, a member of JI and of Kumpulan Militan Malaysia (KMM), was responsible.".