A Killer's Last Stand

Azahari Bin Husin seemed to live a charmed life. One of Asia's most wanted terrorists, Azahari, a Malaysian university lecturer who became a master bombmaker, had been on the run in Indonesia for three years and had repeatedly evaded capture—despite the biggest manhunt ever mounted by Indonesian authorities. On several occasions he slipped away just minutes before police showed up at his hideout. But last week Azahari's luck ran out: he was killed during a shootout when police raided a house he had rented in the mountain resort town of Batu in East Java.

Indonesian police say their...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!