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Airstrikes Target al-Qaida in Yemen
VOA News ^ | Janaury 20, 2010 | Edward Yeranian

Posted on 01/20/2010 8:30:04 PM PST by myknowledge

Yemen says its fighter jets struck the home of a prominent al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula terrorist, the day after new international sanctions were announced against the group.

Yemeni government fighter jets launched a series of raids against the fortified compound of a prominent terrorist Ayad al-Shabwani, reportedly destroying the structure. Militants close to Shabwani claim he survived the raids.

Al-Jazeera TV showed images of the damaged compound, although it was not clear when they were taken. Missiles appear to have pierced a gaping hole on one side of the mud-brick fortress.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: airstrikes; alqaeda; wot; yemen
Way to go, Yemeni Air Force! Keep pounding the Al-CIA-da hideouts and eliminate the top leadership.


1 posted on 01/20/2010 8:30:05 PM PST by myknowledge
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