Leader of Islamic State in Yemen killed in drone strike: residents, officials

Published: February 4, 2016
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PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: REUTERS

The leader of Islamic State in Yemen was killed in a drone strike early on Thursday, residents and officials said.

They said the strike targeted a car in which Jalal Baleedi and two of his aides were travelling in on a road between the towns of Zinjibar and Shaqra in southern Yemen.

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