US kills 8 Qaeda in new day of raids: Yemeni officials

US kills 8 Qaeda in new day of raids: Yemeni officialsUS warplanes pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day Friday, killing eight militants, security and tribal sources said as Washington boosts its air war against the jihadists. A defence official in Washington told AFP that American forces conducted “about 10″ strikes in Yemen on Friday. The Pentagon said on Thursday it had carried out more than 20 strikes against Al-Qaeda in the southern provinces of Shabwa and Abyan and the central province of Baida.



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