Saturday, April 14, 2012

7 people killed

Country: Yemen
Location: al Zahir district, Al Bayda Province
Deaths: 7 people
Bureau Summary: An evening airstrike on a vehicle killed at least three Ansar al-Sharia members, among them reportedly Mohammed al-Sabri, a 'leading militant'. Associated Press cited two Yemen military officials as saying that US drones had carried out the attack in Al Bayda Province, with a security official telling AFP the same. Eyewitness Abdel-Salam al-Ansi told the agency that he heard a strong explosion and had rushed outside: 'The car had been turned into a ball of fire.' (Read more)

Made by @joshbegley. Data from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.