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Drone strike kills two in southern Yemen: officials and residents

Posted By admin On August 11, 2013 @ 3:58 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
August 11, 2013

Local officials and residents in Yemen’s southern Lahj Province said a drone destroyed a vehicle travelling on a mountain road late on Saturday evening killing its two occupants and bringing to 15 the death toll from four strikes in three days.

The local officials and residents said the vehicle, which was travelling between Yafe and Radfan, was believed to be carrying arms and its occupants were suspected members of al Qaeda.

On Friday an air strike in Yemen’s eastern Hadramout Province killed five suspected militants, while two strikes in Hadramout and Marib Province killed eight militants on Thursday.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/10/us-yemen-drone-idUSBRE97908C20130810

[2] U.S. drone strike kills 3 al-Qaida suspects in Yemen: official: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-drone-strike-kills-3-al-qaida-suspects-in-yemen-official.html

[3] 8 killed in U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen: http://www.prisonplanet.com/8-killed-in-u-s-drone-strike-in-southern-yemen.html

[4] ‘US drone strike’ against Qaida in Yemen kills 9: Source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-drone-strike-against-qaida-in-yemen-kills-9-source.html

[5] Suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills 7: http://www.prisonplanet.com/suspected-us-drone-strike-in-pakistan-kills-7.html

[6] Suspected U.S. drone strike kills civilians in Yemen, officials say: http://www.prisonplanet.com/suspected-u-s-drone-strike-kills-civilians-in-yemen-officials-say.html

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