US strikes leader of al-Qaeda group in Yemen

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The US Armed Forces attacked the positions of the terrorist group Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP, banned in the Russian Federation) in Yemen.

The strike was targeted by one of its leaders, Kasim al-Raimi, CNN television reported on Friday, citing a source in the US administration.

In the US Department of Defense, television companies were unable to confirm the information that al-Raimi was destroyed as a result of this blow. According to CNN, the United States is checking information on the possible elimination of the leader of AQAP.

Earlier, the State Department announced a reward of up to $ 10 million for information to help establish the whereabouts of the militant as part of the Rewards for Justice program.


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