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Latest News Wires Yemen: US drone strike kills at least 9 suspected militants, 3 civilians

Yemeni military officials say a US drone struck a vehicle carrying suspected al-Qaida militants as well as a passing car carrying civilians Saturday. The US is said to have launched 99 drone strikes in Yemen since 2002.

By Ahmed Al-HajAssociated Press / April 19, 2014


A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.