Officials: Al Qaida's 'number two' is dead
An air strike killed al Qaida's second in command in Yemen, US and Yemeni officials said
An air strike killed al Qaida's second in command in Yemen along with six others travelling with him in a car, US and Yemeni officials said.
Saeed al-Shihri's death is a major breakthrough for US-backed efforts to cripple the terror group in the impoverished Arab nation.
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