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Wife says Libyan accused of being al-Qaida member involved in 1998 US embassy bombings dies

FILE - This file image from the FBI website shows al-Qaida leader Abu Anas al-Libi. The wife of Al-Libi, a Libyan accused of being an al-Qaida member involved in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, said Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, that he has died of complications from liver surgery. (AP Photo/FBI, File)

FILE - This file image from the FBI website shows al-Qaida leader Abu Anas al-Libi. The wife of Al-Libi, a Libyan accused of being an al-Qaida member involved in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, said Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, that he has died of complications from liver surgery. (AP Photo/FBI, File)  (The Associated Press)

The wife of a Libyan accused of being an al-Qaida member involved in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa says he has died of complications from liver surgery.

Um Abdullah, the wife of Abu Anas al-Libi, told The Associated Press on Saturday she learned of her husband's death from the Libyan Embassy in Washington.

Al-Libi, also known as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, was indicted more than a decade ago in U.S. federal court of being involved in the twin 1998 bombings at the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people, including a dozen Americans.

U.S. forces in 2013 captured al-Libi in Libya and brought him to America for trial.

His wife on Saturday accused the American government of "kidnapping, mistreating and killing an innocent man."