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Eight Dead in Yemen After Suspected U.S. Drone Strike

Yemeni military officials say eight people have been killed in two suspected U.S. drone strikes in Abieda valley in central Marib province.

Residents contacted by The Associated Press say that at least two of the eight people killed in Saturday evening's strikes were known al-Qaida militants of Saudi nationality. They identified one as Ismail bin Jamil.

They say at least three of the bodies were charred beyond recognition.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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  • JeremyR||

    It's amazing, a google search for "Ismail bin Jamil" turned up this same story 100s of time, but no explanation of why we killed him or who he was, exactly.

  • An0nB0t||

    The sycophants in the press don't ask why; that characteristic has been bred out over several generations until all that's left are perpetual cub reporters equipped with the floppy-eared desire to please their handlers, who in turn dole out morsels of politically useful information one at a time.

  • BigT||

    The Number 2 leader of Al Qaeda in Yemen. Just like last time.

  • BigT||

    The Number 2 leader of Al Qaeda in Yemen. Just like last time.

  • Lyle||

    Due Process... haha. We're at war with these folks. The laws of War prevail me thinks.