Al-Qaida’s number two killed in Pakistan
A senior US official claims al-Qaida’s second in command, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, has been killed in Waziristan
Associated Press: Al-Qaida‘s second-in-command, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, has been killed in Pakistan, delivering another major blow to a terrorist group that the US believes to be on the verge of defeat, a senior Barack Obama administration official has claimed.
The Libyan national who was the network’s former operational leader, rose up the chain of command after the US killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden during a raid on his Pakistan compound in May. ….
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