8 al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Yemen were killed this month says US

By REUTERS
October 21, 2016 23:13

The US military killed eight al Qaeda-affiliated militants in two strikes in Yemen this month, US Central Command said in a statement on Friday.

Two militants associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in a strike on Oct. 6 in a remote area of the Shabwa Governorate and six AQAP militants were killed in a strike on Oct. 18, also in Shabwa, Centcom said.

The statement did not say how the strikes were carried out.


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