Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

  |   India News

The US has confirmed the death of a senior al-Qaeda leader targeted by a US drone strike in north eastern Afghanistan last month.
Farouq al-Qahtani, the group's leader in the area, was killed two weeks ago in what the Pentagon described as a precision strike.He was said to be one of al-Qaeda's senior plotters against the US.

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