Died: February 12, 2008
Best Known as: one of America's most wanted terrorists
Mugniyah was one of the world’s most feared men and one of America’s
most wanted terrorists with a price tag of $25 million on his head. He was
the leader of the Islamic Jihad Organization, a terrorist wing of the
Shiite group Hezbollah. Mugniyah was implicated in a string of bombings
and plane hijacking against the United States and Israel in the 1980s and
1990s. Syrian and Iranian officials and Hezbollah accused Israel for being
responsible for his death, but Israel denied the charges.
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