Seven al Qaeda terrorists killed by US Special Forces in Yemen


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Seven militants were passed during an intelligence-gathering raid by US Special Forces in Yemen

US Central Dominate said in a statement the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants were killed “Sometimes non-standard due to a combination of small-arms fire and precision air strikes” in the Marib governorate, with the be supportive of of the Yemeni government. 

“Raids such as this provide insight into AQAP’s choice, capabilities and intentions, which will allow us to continue to pursue, shake up, and degrade AQAP,” the statement said. 

Two US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters one by one that there were no known U.S. casualties and the raid was carried out 25-30 miles north of another US onslaught that took place in late January. 

One of the US ceremonials said there were no immediate reports of civilian casualties in the storm, which was carried out by U.S. Special Forces troops. 

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US officials said the raid was kidnaped out on an al Qaeda compound in Yemen this morning

However, critics questioned the value of the committee after a US Navy Seal was killed. Women and children, as well as a handful militants, were also killed in the raid. 

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Critics have in the offing questioned the value of the mission after a US Navy Seal was killed

The categorize boasts one of the world’s most feared bomb makers, Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, and AQAP has been a unceasing concern to the US government since a 2009 attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day. 

The aggressive group has also taken advantage of a civil war pitting the Iran-aligned Houthis against the Saudi-backed rule of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to try to widen its control and influence in the on ones uppers Arabian Peninsula country, one of the poorest in the Middle East.