October 26, 2016 / 8:06 PM / in 3 years

Five al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in Yemen strike: U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in a U.S. military strike last week in Yemen, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday.

The strike was conducted in Yemen’s Marib Governorate on Oct. 21, the statement said. It did not say how the strike was carried out.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham

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