US drone strike kill senior Al Qaeda leader at Af-Pak border

US drone strike kill senior Al Qaeda leader at Af-Pak border

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (APP) - A US drone strike targeted a senior Al-Qaeda leader in northeastern Afghanistan and his deputy on Sunday, a senior US military official said.

Haqqani network commander death in US drone strike still unconfirmed

The strike in Kunar province targeted Farouq al-Qahtani, Al-Qaeda's emir for northeastern Afghanistan, and his deputy Bilal al-Mutaybi, the official said.

The US military believes the men were killed but has not confirmed the strike was successful.