09/11/2012

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

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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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