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US drone strike may have killed al Qaida propaganda chief Abu Hajar al-Makki

Propaganda chief of al Qaida Abu Hajar al-Makki may have been killed in US drone strike in Yemen. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team Yemen Dec 22, 2017, 01.33 AM (IST)

A US drone strike has killed a top al Qaida terrorist in Yemen, newswire AFP reported.

AFP quoting tribal sources said Saudi-born propaganda chief of al Qaida Abu Hajar al-Makki and three other terrorists were killed after a drone blew up a vehicle in Wadi Obeida in the eastern part of Sanaa.

Another strike killed two more al Qaida terrorists in the area, AFP quoted tribal sources as informing.

However, the US government is yet to confirm the strike.

The US has said it has killed several al Qiada members in the Arabian peninsula in the past few months