Dozens killed in Yemen air strike on al-Qaeda suspects, al-Awlaki may have been amongst them UPDATE: Awlaki is reported to be alive and well

UPDATE: According to this article Anwar al-Awlaki is alive and well.

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At least 30 suspected al-Qaeda militants have been killed by an air strike in a remote mountainous area of Yemen, security officials say.

An unnamed official told reporters the strike took place as dozens of militants gathered in Shabwa province, east of the capital, Sanaa.

Two senior al-Qaeda commanders in the Arabian peninsula could be among the dead, he said.

Al-Qaeda has carried out frequent attacks in Yemen in recent months.

The Saudi government has recently expressed its concern about the resurgence of the movement in the region.

According to the BBC, a Yemeni official said that Anwar al-Awlaki was amongst the dead. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon.

Update: Apparently other news agencies are reporting the same thing. Most likely the same one source.

Reuters news agency cited a security official saying that a radical Muslim preacher linked to the US army psychiatrist charged over the fatal shooting of 13 people at a US army base was suspected to be among those killed.

Yemen-based al-Qaeda sympathiser Anwar al-Awlaki, who was released from a Yemeni prison last year, and Maj Nidal Hasan had exchanged e-mails before the shooting at Fort Hood last month, US officials say.

Sources:BBC, Washington Post, Reuters

54 Replies to “Dozens killed in Yemen air strike on al-Qaeda suspects, al-Awlaki may have been amongst them UPDATE: Awlaki is reported to be alive and well”

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  2. I know that the Q`ran speaks of Jesus, but just as a messenger. Why is Mahomed better as such? I don`t understand…

  3. To Patty>
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