03 Jul '12, 4pm

4 AQAP fighters killed in drone strike in southern Yemen: The US killed four people, including two al Qaeda in t...

The US killed four people, including two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, in a drone airstrike in southern Yemen. The unmanned Predators or Reapers fired missiles at a vehicle in Shabwa province earlier today, The Associated Press . Two of the men were identified as Hussein Rubai and Fahad al Harithi, and "were known for ties to al Qaeda and provided shelter for militants." No senior AQAP leaders or operatives are reported to have been killed in the strike. Today's drone strike took place after the Yemeni military claimed it broke up three AQAP cells planning to conduct attacks against foreign embassies and government personnel. The military said that "four Egyptians, two Jordanians, a Somali, a Tunisian, and a man from Dagestan in Russia's North Caucasus" were among those arrested, according to Reuters . Foreign fighters have been killed in Yemen in the past, T...

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