Al-Qaeda media chief killed in Yemen strike

Oct 16, 2011, 10:15 IST | Correspondent
A US airstrike has killed Ibrahim al-Bana, the media chief for Al-Qaeda's Yemeni branch along with six other militants, in the second high-profile American missile attack to target the terror group. The strike, which follows the killing of prominent US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in a similar attack last month, seems to be part of an effort to stamp out the threat from the group in the Arabian Peninsula.

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