Saudi who became Al Qaeda second-in-command after he was freed from Guantanamo Bay is killed by U.S. drone strike in Yemen
Al Qaeda second-on-command reported dead – for the fourth time
AQAP’s Said al-Shihri said to be killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen
Al Shihir rose to number two of Yemeni Al Qaeda after Guantanamo release
Death was announced by Al Qaeda In The Arabian Peninsula official
By Sara Malm
PUBLISHED: 10:34, 17 July 2013 |
The second-in-command of a branch of Al Qaeda has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, according to the terrorist group.
Said al-Shihri rose to become number two of the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) following his 2007 release from Guantanamo Bay prison.
This is the fourth time the Saudi-born Al Qaeda official has been reported dead.
Terror leader: Said al-Shihri, second-in-command of the Yemeni based branch…
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