Suspected U.S. drone strike kills al Qaeda militants in Yemen: officials

January 26, 2015 12:45 PM

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SANAA (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone attacked a car in Yemen's eastern Marib province on Monday, killing three suspected al Qaeda militants, local officials told Reuters.

It was the first reported such strike by a remotely piloted plane since Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, a leading advocate of U.S. counter-terrorism measures in the region, resigned on Thursday along with his government.

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