Yemen: US drone bombs al Qaeda bastions, 10 killed

The US drones carried out two air strikes on bastions and checkpoints of al Qaeda militants in the insurgents-controlled town of Azzan.

Updated: Jun 13, 2012, 14:31 PM IST

Aden: At least 10 members of the Yemen-based al Qaeda branch were killed when US drones hit their bastions in Yemen`s southeastern province of Shabwa early Wednesday.
The US drones carried out two air strikes on bastions and checkpoints of al Qaeda militants in the insurgents-controlled town of Azzan in Shabwa province, killing at least 10 terrorists, the local security official said on condition of anonymity.
"High-ranking commanders of the al Qaeda group believed to have been killed in the air strikes," the security official said.

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