Ahmad Ibrahim al-Mughassil is a fugitive wanted in connection with the June 1996 bombing attack of housing complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, that killed 20 people and wounded 372 others.
A Saudi citizen, al-Mughassil is 41 years old, stands 5 feet 4 inches tall, and has black hair and brown eyes. He speaks Arabic and Farsi, and is also known as Abu Omran.
Al-Mughassil is a member of the military wing of the Saudi Hizballah terrorist group, and may be its leader. On June 25, 1996, members of the group attacked the Khobar Towers housing complex with a large truck bomb. At the time, the complex was used to house U.S. military personnel. The attack killed 19 American servicemen and one Saudi citizen. Wounded were 372 others of many different nationalities.
For these and other acts, al-Mughassil is charged with conspiracy to kill American citizens, use weapons of mass destruction, destroy US government property and other crimes.
The Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to al-Mughassil's arrest or prosecution.
The U.S. guarantees that all reports will be investigated and the identity of all informants will be kept confidential. If appropriate, the U.S. is prepared to protect informants by relocating them.