Senior Al-Qaeda Figure Killed in Drone Strike in Yemen
A US air strike has reportedly killed a leading member of al-Qaeda in Yemen.
Three other militants are reported to have been killed in the southern province of Shabwa.
The strike with a drone apparently occured on January the 31st.
The dead member is named as Sheikh Harith bin Ghazi al-Nathari.
He is described by the group as al-Qaeda’s legal and religious adviser.
Al-Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility for last month’s terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.
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