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Yemen: US Missile kills seven including al-Qaeda leader

September 12, 2012

An air strike has killed al-Qaeda’s No.2 leader in Yemen and six others, US and Yemeni officials say.

Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi Arabian who fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in Guantanamo Bay, was killed by a missile after leaving a house in the southern province of Hadramawt on Monday, Yemeni military officials said.



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