Drone strike kills 5 'Al-Qaeda' militants: Yemen official

AFP , Wednesday 5 Sep 2012

An air strike by an unmanned drone killed five suspected members of Al-Qaeda in eastern Yemen on Wednesday, a security official said.

"Five Qaeda members were killed in the raid" that targeted a house in the village of Al-Ain in Hadramawt province, the official said, requesting anonymity.

He said two middle-ranking members of the local branch of Al-Qaeda were among the dead.

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