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Confirmation Sought On Death Of Senior Al-Qaida Official

June 05 2012


One of Al-Qaida's top strategists is a possible casualty in a strike by a U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle in Pakistan, says a U.S. official cited by Reuters.

Abu Yahya al-Libi may have been among seven militants killed in Monday's air strike in the North Waziristan tribal region, according to Pakistani intelligence officials, though the death remains unconfirmed.

He has been described by some U.S. officials as second-in-command to Ayman al-Zawahri, who took over Al-Qaida after...

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