Family of US hostage gave Al Qaeda $250G before deadly drone strike, report says

April 26, 2015 10:02 AM

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The Al Qaeda captors of two hostages who were killed in a January drone strike in Pakistan reportedly received $250,000 in ransom money from the family of American captive Dr. Warren Weinstein in 2012.

A Pakistani intermediary told the New York Post the captors continued to negotiate for weeks after the 73-year-old was killed in the strike.

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