During the operation of the U.S. air force, was killed the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
The Pentagon said that during air strikes by U.S. forces were eliminated Abd al-Ghani al-Rasasa.
The leader of the terrorist group “al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” (AQAP) Abd al-Ghani al-Rasasa was killed by an airstrike of the U.S. air force.
The operation was carried out in a remote area of the province of al-Bayda in Yemen, reports RBC with reference to the statement of the Pentagon.
This attack deprives senior AQAP commander and coordinator of action groups in the region. As noted in the message, it will lead to the disruption of terrorist operations of AQAP in Yemen.
The operation demonstrates the commitment of the US and its allies, “the people and government of Yemen in defeating the extremists” that threaten peace in the region, the report said .