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Which egyptian leader was murdered in 1981?

Anwar el-Sadat Which egyptian leader was murdered in 1981?
The answer is: Anwar el-Sadat

On 6 October 1981, Sadat was assassinated during the annual victory parade in Cairo. A fatwā approving the assassination had been obtained from Omar Abdel-Rahman, a cleric later convicted in the U.S. for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Sadat was protected by four layers of security and the army parade should have been safe due to ammunition-seizure rules. However, the officers in charge of that procedure were on hajj to Mecca.


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