US strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives

By REUTERS
September 7, 2016 02:24

The United States killed 13 al Qaeda operatives in three counterterrorism strikes in Yemen from Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, the US military said on Tuesday.

All three of the strikes against the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets were conducted in central Yemen's Shabwah Governorate, US Central Command said in a statement. It did not specify how the strikes were carried out or the identities of those killed.


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