Fifteen Civilians Killed on Their Way to Wedding in Likely Drone Strike in Yemen

Local security officials wouldn't say what kind of plane launched the air strike, but did say it missed its target


Fifteen people on their way to a wedding in Yemen were killed in an air strike after their party was mistaken for an al Qaeda convoy, local security officials said on Thursday.

The officials did not identify the plane in the strike in central al-Bayda province, but tribal and local media sources said that it was a drone.