Drone Strike Kills 5 Qaeda Suspects in Yemen

Five suspected members of Yemen’s Al-Qaeda branch were killed Sunday in what local was said as a US drone strike east of the capital Sanaa.

Drone Strike Kills 5 Qaeda Suspects in Yemen

Five suspected members of Yemen’s Al-Qaeda branch were killed Sunday in what local was said as a US drone strike east of the capital Sanaa.

The early morning strike targeted a car in central Marib province that had been transporting arms from Yakla in Baida province, a military official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

The official said the car belonged to a known local leader of Yemen’s Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which the United States views as the radical group’s most dangerous branch.

Sunday’s strike comes 24 hours after a similar raid killed three suspected AQAP operatives in southern Shabwa province, which has been a central target of the US military.

Yakla was the target of the controversial January 29 air raid ordered by US President Donald Trump, his first since taking office.

 

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