Monday, November 29, 1999

US seeks access to detained Osama hunter

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Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The US is seeking access to an American who was detained in Pakistan after he allegedly tried to enter Afghanistan on a mission to hunt and kill Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, media reports said.Richard Snelsire, spokesman of the US embassy in Pakistan, said that an application has been filed seeking access to 52-year-old Gary Brooks Faulkner, Xinhua reported Thursday.Faulkner, a construction worker, was arrested from a forest in northwest Pakistan. A pistol, a dagger, night vision goggles, some hashish and Christian literature were found in his possession.Police said he was trying to sneak into Nuristan province of Afghanistan to hunt and kill Bin Laden because he suffered personal losses in the 9/11 attacks in the US.

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