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US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen: Family

AFP , Thursday 4 Feb 2016
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An air strike believed to have been carried out by a US drone in south yemen on Thursday killed a prominent chief of Al-Qaeda's branch in the war-torn country, a family member said.

Jalal Belaidi, alias Abu Hamza, a top commander of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed along with two guards in the air strike on the Maraqesha area of Abyan province, the relative said.

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