August 2, 2016 / 4:58 PM / 3 years ago

U.S. says seven al Qaeda operatives killed in July strikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seven al Qaeda operatives were killed in two U.S. counterterrorism strikes last month in the Arabian Peninsula near central Yemen, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement.

One strike on July 8 killed one al Qaeda operative, while a July 16 strike killed six operatives and injured one, it said in the statement.

Reporting by Susan Heavey

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