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Drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants
| April 19, 2014
| Hakim Almasmari
Posted on 04/19/2014 6:08:22 AM PDT by McGruff
A drone strike in Yemen killed at least 15 people on Saturday, including 12 suspected al Qaeda militants, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: albayda; alhazemiyah; alqaeda; aqap; cnn; drones; hakimalmasmari; shabwa; yemen
The strike hit a pickup truck in the al-Hazemiyah district of al-Bayda province, the officials said. The militants were heading to neighboring Shabwa province, a hotbed for al Qaeda, they said. Three of the people killed were senior members of the group, the officials said.
posted on 04/19/2014 6:08:22 AM PDT
posted on 04/19/2014 6:10:07 AM PDT
(You believe what your government tells you. Don't you?)
Beat me to it. After the video of the terrorist convention, the PTB (powers that be) had to demonstrate that they were on top of the situation by doing something, anything at all.
Let’s hope this not knowing about the big meeting is more a case of they have informants in that group than they did not know the meeting was to take place. Yeah, I know I am being an optimist here but surely there is someone in this blasted government doing their job. If not, all is definitely lost.
posted on 04/19/2014 6:30:05 AM PDT
(The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
Playing catch-up from the embarrassing lost opportunity.
Pretty soon they will be directing drone strikes against "suspected
They are already accusing Tea Party supporters and members of being domestic terrorists and they now feel free to point automatic weapons at peaceful conservative protesters with shoot to kill orders from their superiors.
We can cheer on the government when it is pointing their missiles at suspected foreign terrorists, but let us not forget that peaceful constitutional conservatives are in their sights as well.
posted on 04/19/2014 7:50:48 AM PDT
(There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
They were all terrorists and it was a perfect strike!
Because, my government told me so. So, it must all be true!
Will they be buried @ sea?
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