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Leader of al Qaeda's India branch killed in US drone strike

Apr 25, 2015    

New York: A deputy leader of al Qaeda's branch in the Indian subcontinent, who was seen as a "rising star" in militant circles, died in an American drone strike in Pakistan in January that also killed an American and Italian hostage, according to a media report.Ahmed Farouq was the deputy emir of Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, or AQIS, a local franchise started in September by the Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, ostensibly to counter Islamic State recruitment efforts, the report in the New York Times said.US drone strikes, over the years, have been successful in diminishing and ...

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