Al Qaeda deputy leader killed in U.S. bombing in Yemen

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The deputy leader of al Qaeda, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a U.S. bombing in Yemen, the group said on Tuesday, removing the director of a string of attacks against the West and a man once seen as a successor to leader Ayman al-Zawahri.
A close associate of Osama bin Laden in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on U.S. targets, Wuhayshi, a Yemeni in his late 30s, was named by Zawahri as al Qaeda’s effective number two in 2013.
With a $10 million price on his head offered by U.S. authorities, Wuhayshi was also leader of …Read More

Source:: New Mail