Saturday, August 27, 2011

Al Qaeda's second-in-command killed in Pakistan by U.S. drone

Dead: Atiyah Abd Al-Rahman is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone attack
Al Qaeda’S second-in-command has been killed in Pakistan amid speculation that he was targeted by an unmanned U.S. CIA drone aircraft.
The death of Libyan-born Atiyah Abd Al-Rahman – who had been considered as a possible successor to the group’s leader Osama Bin Laden after his death earlier this year – is such a major blow to the terror network that American intelligence officials claimed last night it was on the verge of defeat.

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