US strike in Yemen kills five Qaeda members: officials

The October 21 strike occurred in a remote area of Marib Governorate in war-torn Yemen, the US military's Central Command said in a statementFive Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members were killed in a US air strike in Yemen last week, officials said Wednesday. AQAP “remains a significant threat to the region and to the United States,” CENTCOM spokesman Army Major Josh Jacques said. The suspected AQAP members’ names were not released.

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