Tags: Middle East | US | Drone | Strike | Yemen

Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 2 in Yemen

Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 03:47 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Military officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed two alleged al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.

The officials say the strike Saturday in Lahj province wounded two militants, one of them seriously. The four had been traveling in a car near el-Askariya.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, say it is the first time a U.S. drone fired on this area of Lahj.

Editor's Note: What the Bible Says About Investing (Shocking)

It is the ninth such strike in Yemen since July 27. Since then, drone attacks in Yemen's southern and central provinces have killed a total of 38 suspected militants.

The U.S. acknowledges its drone program in Yemen, but does not talk about individual strikes. The U.S. recently flew diplomatic staff out of Yemen's capital over fears of a terrorist attack.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Democrats Rush to Confirm Obama Nominees in Lame Duck Session

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 09:14 AM

While publicly expressing confidence that Democrats will hold onto a majority in the Senate, party leaders are scramblin . . .

Canada Had Revoked Shooter's Passport, Citing High Risk

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 09:14 AM

The Canadian shooter who gunned down an unarmed guard at the Ottawa War Memorial on Wednesday before firing his way thro . . .

Man Charged after Jumping White House Fence, Sparking Lockdown

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 08:34 AM

A man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with three felony counts and four . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved