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16/08/2002 Terrorist mastermind Abu Nidal is found dead in Baghdad

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Deputy PM confirms Abu Nidal is dead, react to embassy siege

Iraq's chief of intelligence, Taher Jalil Habbush said Iraqi officials had arrived at Abu Nidal's home to arrest him on suspicion of conspiring with foreign governments. After saying he needed a change of clothes, he went into his bedroom and shot himself in the mouth, according to Habbush.
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