5 al-Qaeda operatives killed by US drone in Yemen

Drone campaign has killed 18 AQAP operatives in recent weeks.

Five operatives of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda branch were killed when a US drone strike targeted their vehicle in Yemen’s central province of al-Bayda on Tuesday, a military official told Xinhua.

The military source confirmed that missiles fired from the unmanned US aircraft destroyed a vehicle carrying al-Qaeda operatives in the mountains of Radaa area in central al-Bayda province.

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Source: thehindu.com

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