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January 23, 2013 1:19 am

Joint U.S.-Yemeni Operation Kills Al Qaeda’s Second in Command in Yemen

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Anti-American riots in Yemen. Photo: Screenshot.

Al Arabiya – The Saudi national, Saeed al-Shahri, who previously claimed to be al-Qaeda’s second-man in Yemen, was killed, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported Tuesday.

Shahri fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, before being released in 2007.

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