One service member killed in Yemen al-Qaeda raid

A U.S. service member was killed and three others were wounded in a raid on al Qaeda’s headquarters in Yemen Saturday, according to the Pentagon.

According to a U.S. military statement, 14 members of the al Qaeda militant group died in the raid, which gave “Information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terror plots.”

“The sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.”

-Joseph Votel, U.S. Central Command commander

Source: Reuters


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