Three Al-Qaida Suspects Killed in Yemen Drone Strike: Officials

February 6, 2023


Three alleged al-Qaida militants were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen on Monday, local government officials said.

The attack was carried out on a car in Marib province, the scene of heavy fighting in 2021 in Yemen’s long-running civil war, the officials said.

“Three al-Qaida members were killed in a strike by a drone that is believed to be American,” a government official told AFP on condition of anonymity. “The three were in a car in Wadi Obeida when they were targeted by the suspected U.S. strike that killed them immediately.”

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