Thursday, 26 April 2018 03:55 GMT

US Drone Kills 3 al-Qaida Suspects in Yemen

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A U.S. drone strike killed three suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen's northeastern province of al-Jawf on Wednesday, Yemeni officials said.

"The drone strike targeted a vehicle carrying three militants in Om Shukah area in al-Jawf near the border of Saudi Arabia," the official said, reported Xinhua news agenc

This is the fifth such drone strike this month. On Monday another drone strike killed two suspected local al- Qaida leaders in Yemen's central province of Mari

Last week, three separated drone strikes in al-Jawf, Marib and Shabwa killed at least six militant

The United States has escalated its drone strikes at suspected al-Qaida targets in Yemen since February last year, when President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi took office after a UN-backed deal removed former President Ali Abdullah Saleh from powe

US Drone Kills 3 al-Qaida Suspects in Yemen

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