War on Terror

Al Qaeda Number 2 Killed in Yemen

Yemeni forces claim to have killed Said al-Shehri

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The Yemeni government says its forces have killed the second-in-command of al-Qaida's Yemen-based network.

A Yemeni defense ministry website reported Monday that Said al-Shehri, a Saudi national, was one of several militants killed during an army operation in Hadramout province in eastern Yemen. No other details were provided.