Israeli intelligence had general information of a possible Al-Qaida attack in Africa, but nothing specific, according to an Israeli intelligence officer. Brig. Gen. Yossi Kuperwasser said authorities had information before the Nov. 28 attacks in Kenya suggesting that Al-Qaida intended to carry out an attack in Africa, with Mombasa as a possible site, Israel Radio reported.
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