UPDATE 1-Drone strike kills three al Qaeda-linked militants-tribal sources

October 24, 2014 10:08 PM

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SANAA Oct 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed three suspected members of the al Qaeda-linked group near their battlefront with arch-rivals from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group, tribal sources said.

The sources said the drone was used in the al-Manasseh area against Ansar al-Sharia, the local wing of Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP).

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