Yemen officials: US strike kills 3 al-Qaida fighters

April 6, 2017 6:57 PM

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SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni tribal and security officials say a suspected U.S. airstrike has killed three al-Qaida operatives, including the brother of the Yemeni affiliate's late leader.

They say Thursday's airstrike in the southern province of Bayda killed Khattab al-Wuhayshi, the brother of Nasir al-Wuhayshi, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike nearly two years ago.

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