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Al Qaeda Charlie Hebdo attack Nasr bin Ali al-Ansi

Drone kills Al Qaeda leader

7 May, 2015

Al Qaeda announces the death of one of their senior leaders along with other operatives by drone strike. A U.S. based security firm confirms this statement.

A senior al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader who claimed the group’s responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo massacre and the murder of an American hostage during a botched raid in December has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.