29 May '12, 12pm

Al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader killed in Afghanistan

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/05/ap-al-qaida-leader-sakhr-altaifi-killed-afghanistan-052912/ Al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader killed in Afghanistan By Sebastian Abbot - The Associated Press Posted : Tuesday May 29, 2012 8:06:45 EDT KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S.-led NATO force in Afghanistan killed al-Qaida's second-highest leader in the country in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province, the coalition said Tuesday. Sakhr al-Taifi, also known as Mushtaq and Nasim, was responsible for commanding foreign insurgents in Afghanistan and directing attacks against NATO and Afghan forces, the alliance said. He frequently traveled between Afghanistan and Pakistan, carrying out commands from senior al-Qaida leadership and ferrying in weapons and fighters. The airstrike that killed al-Taifi and another al-Qaida militant took place Sunday in Kunar's Watahpur district, the coalition said...

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