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Drone strike kills three al Qaeda-linked militants - tribal sources

Oct 25, 2014    

SANAA (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed three suspected members of the al Qaeda-linked group near their battlefront with arch-rivals from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group, tribal sources said.The sources said the drone was used in the al-Manasseh area against Ansar al-Sharia, the local wing of Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP).The drone was still circling the area, they said.This was believed to be the first U.S. air strike against the militant group in Yemen since the Houthis engaged al Qaeda-linked militants in central Yemen after they captured the capital Sanaa last month.Washington...

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