Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operative and the mastermind behind the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, which killed 240 people, was killed during a shootout in Somalia.

A reward of $5 million was offered by the United States for information leading to the capture of Mohammad, who could speak five languages and was said to be a master of disguise.

Here are the exclusive pictures of the dreaded terrorist.