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IMU announces death of emir, names new leader
By Bill Roggio
August 4, 2012
he Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has announced that its emir, Abu Usman Adil, has died, and named Uthman Ghazi as the new leader of the al Qaeda-linked terror group.
The announcement of Adil's death was made on Furqon, the IMU's Uzbek-language website. His deputy, Uthman Ghazi, has been designated the new emir of the IMU, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.