Sixth grade student killed by Yemen drone strike-rights group

January 27, 2015 1:57 PM

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SANAA(Reuters) - A Yemeni rights group said on Tuesday a sixth grade student aged about 12 was killed in a U.S. drone strike east of the capital Sanaa, an assertion that could raise fresh concern over Washington's campaign against suspected militants.

The group said Mohammed Saleh Qayed Taeiman was one of three people reported killed in Monday's drone strike. It said his father and older brother were killed in a 2011 drone strike, and a third brother was wounded in another drone attack.

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