Suspected US drone kills 5 al-Qaida militants in Yemen
June 15, 2014, 12:04 am TWN
SANAA, Yemen -- A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen's south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers, Yemeni security officials said.
The officials said the attack took place in a mountainous area in al-Saied in the southern Shabwa province. One of those killed in the attack was a suspected al-Qaida leader named Musaad al-Habashi, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the press.