Drone Kills 2 Qaeda Suspects As Yemen Troops Launch Assault

Drone kills 2 Qaeda suspects as Yemen troops launch assault

A US drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a security official said Saturday

Aden, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - APP - 17th Feb, 2018 ) :A US drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a security official said Saturday.

The strike came as UAE-backed Yemeni special forces launched a new offensive against Al-Qaeda in southeast Yemen, losing two soldiers.

The unmanned aircraft struck the motorcycle carrying the men in Bayda province at around midnight Friday, the official told AFP.

"The strike targeted two Al-Qaeda militants, local commander Abu Hussein al-Theriya and another, Dawoud al-Sanaani, as they rode through the province," he said.

Related Topics

Your Thoughts and Comments