A senior Egyptian al Qaeda member was killed along with other militants during a Pakistani military raid of a hideout in the northern part of Pakistan, sources have told ABC News.
Multiple intelligence sources in Pakistan confirmed to ABC News that they believed Abu Mohsin Musa, also known as Abdul Rahman, had died in the overnight raid.
Rahman was one of the FBI's most wanted men with a $5 million bounty on his head. He was indicted in absentia in a New York court for his alleged involvement in the bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Nairobi, Kenya, on Aug. 7, 1998.
Acting on a credible intelligence report about the presence of foreign militants, Pakistani helicopter gunships raided the suspected hideout near Miramshah in North Waziristan, which borders Afghanistan.
Pakistani authorities are still trying to determine the identities of the slain militants, who were quickly buried in the area, the officials said.