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US Says Strikes Kill 8 Al-Qaida Terrorists In Yemen

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The U.S. military successfully struck two targets in central Yemen, killing eight terrorists associated with the group known as Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, according to a U.S. Central Command news release issued Friday.

An Oct. 18 strike killed six terrorists in a remote area of the Shabwah Governorate, the release said.

And, another, Oct. 6 strike killed two terrorists in a remote area of the Shabwah Governorate, according to the release.

“Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula remains a significant threat to the region and to the United States,” Army Maj. Josh T. Jacques, U.S. Central Command spokesman, said in the release. “Al-Qa’ida’s presence has a destabilizing effect on Yemen, and we are working to deny them a haven from which to plan future attacks.”


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One thought on “US Says Strikes Kill 8 Al-Qaida Terrorists In Yemen

  • October 22, 2016 at 3:29 am
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    They should bomb AL-Qaeda (AL Nusra) in Aleppo and Daesh in Mosul. These places have become very important and may cause a new global war. Raqqa is a good target to destroy Daesh as well.

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