Airstrike Kills al-Qaeda No. 2: Yemen

Missile, likely from US drone, kills Saeed al-Shihri

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Sep 10, 2012 10:23 AM CDT

(Newser) – Yemeni officials say an airstrike has killed al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's No. 2 leader, along with five others traveling with him in a car. Defense Ministry officials say today's attack killed the deputy, Saudi national Saeed al-Shihri, as he left a house...   Read full story »


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