Tuesday, January 1, 2013

1 person killed

Country: Yemen
Location: Shabwah Province
Deaths: 1 person
Bureau Summary: In February AFP reported Adel al Abab (aka Adil al Abab, Abu al Zubair) was killed in the second of a pair of strikes in a mountainous region in the eastern Shabwah province. An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) source told the agency: 'A drone strike had targetted Sheikh Adel al-Abab's vehicle but he escaped and fled to a mountainous region where a raid by another drone killed him immediately.' (Read more)

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