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    Two US Airstrikes in Yemen Kill Seven al-Qaeda Fighters

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    US airstrikes eliminated seven al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen in July, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US airstrikes against al-Qaeda killed seven fighters in central Yemen in July, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release on Tuesday.

    "A strike on July 8 killed one al-Qa'ida operative and a strike on July 16 killed six al-Qa'ida operatives and injured one Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula near central Yemen," the release stated.

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