Abbas al-Baqir Abbas

Classification: Mass murderer
Characteristics: Militant Al-Takfir wa al-Hijran (Renunciation and Exile) faction
Number of victims: 23
Date of murders: December 8, 2000
Date of birth: 1967
Victims profile: Male worshippers
Method of murder: Shooting (Kalashnikov assault rifle)
Location: Omdurman, Sudan
Status: Shot to death by police

Abbas al-Baqir Abbas was from Al-Dasis in the northern part of Al Jazirah. It was reported that his mother had left their home due to his religious fanaticism and that he beat his sister, accusing her of infidelity. He studied economics at Tripoli University, but was forced to leave Libya because of leading Islamist groups and thus threatening security. He was a former member of the Popular Defense Forces, fighting rebels in the southern part of Sudan.