Pakistan Interior Minister speaks during a news conference in Islambad.
Pakistan Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao speaks during a news conference in Islamabad September 27, 2004. Khan said that Farooqi was a known associate of September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh. Mohamed Amjad Hussain Farooqi, who was shot dead by security forces on Sunday, was one of Pakistan's most wanted men and a key link between al Qaeda and local Pakistani militants.Farooqi was wanted for organising two assassination attempts on President Pervez Musharraf last December and was named as as a conspirator in the kidnapping and slaying of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed MK/ABP