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Al-Qaida announces death of its No. 3; US says missile strike

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/01/2010

Kimberley Dozier

"WASHINGTON (AP) Al-Qaida announced Monday that its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family perhaps one of the most severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. campaign against al-Qaida began. A U.S. official said al-Yazid was believed to have died in a U.S. missile strike. "A statement posted on an al-Qaida Website said al-Yazid, which it described as the organization's top commander in Afghanistan, was killed along with his wife, three daughters, a grandchild and other men, women and children but did not say how or where. "The statement did not give an exact date for al-Yazid's death, but it was dated by the Islamic calendar month of "Jemadi al-Akhar," which falls in May." Read on...
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"Al-Qaida announces death of its No. 3; US says missile strike", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 05/12/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/al-qaida-announces-death-of-its-no-3-us-says-missile-strike