Two al-Qaeda suspected gunmen killed in U.S. raid between Marib and Al-Jawf

Two al-Qaeda suspected gunmen killed in U.S. raid between Marib and Al-Jawf

A tribal sources and witnesses said that two gunmen were killed Friday in a US drone strike in a desert area in northern Marib province,

The sources told Al-Masdar online, that a drone carried out an air raid today in the area of "Raydan" in Marib desert north of the center of the province.

The raid killed "Khamis bin Arfaj", suspected of belonging to al-Qaeda, and his brother Turki bin Arfaj, the sources said, without giving further details.

U.S. drones occasionally carry out airstrikes targeting militants the United States says belong to al-Qaeda, but Yemeni authorities usually do not comment on the strikes.


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