In a message issued today, August 3, 2005, the Brigades of the Martyr Abdullah Azzam announces the martyrdom of its leader, Mohammad Fleifel, during his exposure to an attack by Egyptian forces near the Attaca Mountains, west of the city of Suez, on July 23, 2005. The group described Fleifel as spending ?all of his life in the jihad and resistance? and ?saturated Egypt?s land with his blood to clean it from the devil?s filth.?
In the past, The Brigades of the Martyr Abdullah Azzam issued a communiqué claiming responding for the bombings in Sharm al-Sheikh on July 23, 2005, and the twin bombings in Cairo on May 1, 2005.
A full translation of the message is provided to our Intel Service members.