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White House Confirms Death Of Al-Qaida's Second-In-Command

June 06 2012


Obama administration officials have confirmed that a drone strike on Monday killed Al-Qaida's second-in-command in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, reports Bloomberg News.

A camera on a Predator drone identified Abu Yahya al-Libi getting into a car and followed the vehicle to a house, said U.S. officials.

Pakistani sources said a subsequent missile strike killed al-Libi's driver and bodyguard. There was no immediate confirmation of the leader's death.

Al-Libi was...

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