U.S. Drone Strike Kills Two Suspected Al-Qaeda Operatives In Yemen

SANAA, Yemen, At least two people were killed, when a U.S. drone strike hit a vehicle, in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib on Friday, pro-government media reported.

According to Almasdar Online news website, the air raid killed Khamis bin Afraj and his brother Turki, in Raidan, north of Marib.

The men were suspected al-Qaeda operatives, the website cited unnamed Yemeni government security officials, as saying.

The United States has been occasionally carrying out air strikes, against al-Qaeda-linked fighters in Yemen, but the Yemeni authorities usually do not comment.

Source: NAM News Network